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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

Applications Being Accepted Through August 31, 2016

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  • An Insect You May Overlook

    Added August 23, 2016
    Sand wasp, Bembix americana, foraging on a seaside daisy on Bodega Head, Sonoma County. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    If you're walking along the cliffs of Bodega Head, Sonoma County, you may overlook them. While you're watching for whales, scouting for seabirds and checking out the hikers, there's a lot of movement in the seaside daises (Erigeron glaucus) and seaside woolly sunflower (Eriophyllum staechadifolium). Green-eyed bullets with spectacular abdominal stripes zero in on the flowers, grab some food...

  • Delegation from Pakistan Tours Lindcove REC

    Added August 23, 2016
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    A delegation from Punjab Pakistan visited California during August 7-17 to learn about research and extension activities in California agriculture and to develop relationships that will lead to training programs.  The delegation included vice Chancellors from Lasbela University, Sind University, and Agriculture University Peshawar, faculty from the University of...

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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.


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