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Cooperative Extension Fresno County

UCCE Master Gardeners of Fresno County

   The Master Gardener Vision:

    Healthier Environment

        Healthier Communities

             Healthier Plants

                  Healthier Gardeners

 

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100th Anniversary

UC Cooperative Extension

 1914 - 2014

 

 

Crabgrass Prevention in Lawns

Digitaria sanguinalis  Hairy crabgrass (large crabgrass)


What is the best time to apply preemergent on my lawn to prevent crabgrass?

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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 Gathering of Beekeepers: Follow That Buzz!

    Added October 22, 2014
    CSBA President Bill Lewis of the San Fernando Valley talks bees with Barbara Allen-Diaz, vice president of the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) at the California Agriculture Day, State Capitol, in March. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    Follow that buzz! When the California State Beekeepers' Association, founded in 1889, meets Nov. 18-20 in Valencia for its 2014 convention, it will mark a milestone: 125 years of beekeeping. Not so coincidentally, the theme is "Celebrating 125 Years of California Beekeeping." And to think that California's first honey bees are "fairly new" newcomers: they didn't arrive in the Golden...

  • Bees 'n Blooms

    Added October 21, 2014
    A honey bee and yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenski, share a coneflower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    Bees 'n blooms. Blooms 'n bees. Add "California" to it and you have California Bees and Blooms: A Guide for Gardeners and Naturalists. It's a book that's well-planned, well-executed, well-written and well-photographed. Bees are hungry. What plants will attract them? How can you entice them to your garden and encourage them not only to visit but to live there? The book, the first of its kind,...

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

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