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Cooperative Extension Fresno County

UCCE Master Gardeners of Fresno County


 You're Invited!

Spring Garden Tour 2015


Saturday, April 25, 2015
9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Link to Purchase Tickets Online 


   The Master Gardener Vision:

    Healthier Environment

        Healthier Communities

             Healthier Plants

                  Healthier Gardeners

 Have a gardening question?

Master Gardener assisting a client at the Gardening Helpline.

Speak to a Master Gardener at 559-241-7534

 9 am to 12 pm Monday through Friday

or leave a message at any time

End of Summer Plant Heat Stress

Summer heat stressed shrub

It's the end of summer and the plants in my garden look fried!  The temperatures have cooled this month, but the plants still seem wilted and the leaves have brown edges.  Will they recover and what can I do?

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Local and State Gardening News

  • Pardon Me, There's Something on Your Shoulder!

    Added April 20, 2015
    A Madagascar hissing cockroach rides the shoulder of Wade Spencer, entomology major at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    Pardon me, there's something on your shoulder! And yes, there was. A Madagasar hissing cockroach was one of the critters that UC Davis entomology major Wade Spencer showed to guests at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house last Saturday during the 101st annual campuswide Picnic Day. Some folks call them "hissers." That's because of the hissing sound they make when when they force air...

  • Recognizing Volunteers for All They Contribute This Earth Day

    Added April 20, 2015
    UC Master Gardeners in the perennial garden at the “Garden of the Sun” in Fresno, Calif. Photo credit: Janet Cangemi, UCCE Master Gardener Program Fresno County

    2015 marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, which is celebrated by more than 1 billion people worldwide. The national theme for this year's Earth Day is It's Our Turn to Lead, a phrase that directly describes the more than 6,000 UC Master Gardener volunteers actively leading in their local communities. UC Master Gardeners are passionate about conserving water, protecting the environment,...

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UCCE Master Gardener E-List

If you'd like to receive an occasional email about events, announcements and gardening education opportunities offered by UCCE Master Gardeners, submit your request here

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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.


Email the UCCE Master Gardener Coordinator if you have a question or need information about our county Master Gardener program. 

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