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Cooperative Extension Fresno County

UCCE Master Gardeners of Fresno County

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        Healthier Communities

             Healthier Plants

                  Healthier Gardeners

 

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Modesto Ash Spring Leaf Drop

Anthracnose


The new leaves on my Modesto ash are dropping off in spring. There are irregular tan, brown, or white areas on the leaves, starting at the base of the leaf. Why? And will it kill the tree?

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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

  • UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale!

    Added October 24, 2014
    Honey bee heading toward a bulbine (Bulbine frutesens). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    If you missed the first fall plant sale at the UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery on Garrod Drive, you're in luck. The next public sale is Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We attended the sale on Saturday, Oct. 11 and it was the equivalent of Black Friday (the Friday following Thanksgiving Day). Only this was like "Green Saturday."  It was a gathering of green thumbers and wanna-be...

  • Seeing Eye-to-Eye on a Sedum

    Added October 23, 2014
    Honey bee sharing a sedum blossom with a Gray Hairstreak. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    If you've ever watched a Gray Hairstreak butterfly (Strymon melinus) nectaring a sedum, and then watched a honey bee (Apis mellifera) land on the same flower, it's a study in sharing. "I was here first," says the Gray Hairstreak, sipping nectar. "I was here second," says the honey bee. So they wind up sharing, the butterfly and the honey bee. It's autumn and there's not much nectar...

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