Cooperative Extension Fresno County
University of California
Cooperative Extension Fresno County

UCCE Master Gardeners of Fresno County

   The Master Gardener Vision:

    Healthier Environment

        Healthier Communities

             Healthier Plants

                  Healthier Gardeners



100th Anniversary

UC Cooperative Extension

 1914 - 2014



Deep Watering Schedule for Fruit and Nut Trees


How do I make sure that my fruit and nut trees are getting enough water in this summer heat?

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UCCE Master Gardeners have developed a home gardening guide, for you to use as a monthly journal.  A Gardener's Companion for the San Joaquin Valley is a beautiful and useful book that will grow more valuable to you as you enter notes about your own garden.

Copies are available or purchase at the UC Cooperative Extension office during regular business hours or at Garden of the Sun.

Local and State Gardening News

  • A Fly Is a Fly Is a Fly

    Added October 20, 2014
    Drone fly, Eristalis tenax, sipping nectar from a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    A bee is a bee is a bee is a bee. 'Cept when it's a fly. Lately we've been seeing lots of images on social media (including Facebook and Twitter), news media websites, and stock photo sites of "honey bees."  But they're actually flies.  Will the real flies come forth? Today we saw several drone flies, Eristalis tenax, sipping nectar from our Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). Native...

  • UC Master Gardener Program Launches New Website

    Added October 20, 2014
    UC Master Gardener Program's new website features a clean mobile friendly design.

    The UC Master Gardener Program has officially re-launched the statewide website with a clean and mobile friendly design. The new website focuses on program impacts and the mission of UC Master Gardeners. What is new? Clean new look with easy navigation Program impact statements and stories from around the state with a focus on strategic initiatives: healthy communities, plants and...

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New!  Fall Class Schedule

Sept. ~ Dec. 2014


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