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

Central California Women's Conference

Master Gardener, Beth Teviotdale 

speaking about

Water-wise Gardening

10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

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100th Anniversary

UC Cooperative Extension

 1914 - 2014



Citrus Freeze Protection


The weatherman is predicting freezing temperatures this week.  How do I protect the tender plants in my garden, especially the citrus?

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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 Close Call

    Added September 16, 2014
    Art Shapiro saw 19 of this species, Pieris rapae, or cabbage white, today at his North Sacramento study site. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    Butterfly expert Art Shapiro, distinguished professor of evolution and ecology at UC Davis, isn't feeling so well--to put it mildly--but he still went out on one of his butterfly monitoring expeditions today at his study site in North Sacramento. He recorded 12 species of butterflies in the dry vegetation. (He's been monitoring the butterfly population in Central California for some four decades...

  • UC Recognizes Outstanding Master Gardener Projects with 'Search for Excellence' Awards

    Added September 16, 2014
    UCCE Master Gardener of Santa Clara County displays their recent harvest from their demonstration garden at St. Louise Hospital in Gilroy, Calif.

    UC Master Gardener programs in Riverside, Santa Clara, Orange and San Diego counties have won the program's Search for Excellence competition, announced Missy Gable, director of UC's statewide Master Gardener Program. The triennial Search for Excellence awards afford county programs the opportunity to share successful projects, including demonstration gardens, workshops, presentation or...

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