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

Join Us For 21st Annual Wreath-Making Class

The Holly and the Ivy
Lots of Other Greens


Saturday, December 3, 2016

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Garden of the Sun

$25 Materials Fee  

Pre-registration required.  Limited to 15 attendees.
Call 559-241-7519 for space availability.

Fall Class Schedule


 Have a gardening question?


Speak to a Master Gardener at 559-241-7534

 9 am to 12 pm Monday through Friday

or leave a message at any time

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Local and State Gardening News

  • How We Can Help the Bees Through Research

    Added December 2, 2016
    A honey bee heads toward mustard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    How can we help honey bees through research? That's the topic that Francis Ratnieks, professor of apiculture, University of Sussex, United Kingdom, will cover when he presents a seminar on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at the University of California, Davis. He'll deliver the seminar,  "How Can We Help Bees Via Research? The Sussex Plan for Honey Bee Health and Well Being"  from 4:10 to 5...

  • Holiday Gifts Buggin' Ya?

    Added December 1, 2016
    Entomologist/artist Stacey Rice wearing one of her prize-winning shirts--this one typifies UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    So you're in a quandary. You have no idea what to get the nature lovers/insect enthusiasts on your holiday gift-giving list. It's buggin' ya. No worries. The UC Davis Entomology Graduate Students' Association (EGSA) to the rescue. Every year EGSA conducts a t-shirt contest and the faculty, staff and students pick the winner.  The t-shirts--past, present, and most popular--are for...

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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 in Fresno 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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