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

 University of California Cooperative Extension

Fresno County

 Master Gardeners



Spring Garden Tour

Saturday, April 26, 2014

For ticket information click here.

How to contact Master Gardeners:

Gardening Helpline (559)241-7534

Email the Gardening Helpline


Our office is located at the UC Cooperative Extension Office
UC Center 550 E. Shaw Ave., Suite 210-B
Fresno, CA 93710


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Garden of the Sun
1750 N. Winery
Fresno, CA  93703

Winter Citrus Pests

Citrus black scale

There are small dark bumps on the twigs and branches of my citrus. Or, there is white, fluffy stuff on the twigs and leaves. The leaves are turning yellow and falling off and twigs are dying back. Why?

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Local and State Gardening News

  • IPM Certification Programs for Urban Pest Management Professionals

    Added April 16, 2014
    IPM Certification Programs

    [From the April 2014 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin newsletter] Many consumers are asking for environmentally-friendly services when they hire companies to manage pests in and around their homes. Likewise, a number of California municipalities, institutions, and school systems are requiring pest management contractors to provide evidence of an IPM certification or to follow specific IPM...

  • Observing Bay Area World Malaria Day

    Added April 15, 2014
    A malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, feeding on human blood. (Photo by Anthony Cornel)

    The statistics are alarming.  "Every 45 seconds a child in Africa dies from malaria, a disease spread by a single mosquito bite. There are more than 200 million cases of malaria each year, and nearly 1 million of those infected die from the disease — most of them children under the age of five." That's on the Nothing But Nets website and there's something we can all do to help. We...

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Summer Class Schedule

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January ~ April, 2014 Class Schedule

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To receive the class schedule and occasional emails 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 Program Manager if you have a question or need information about our county Master Gardener program. 

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