Cooperative Extension Fresno County
University of California
Cooperative Extension Fresno County

UCCE Master Gardeners of Fresno County

UCCE Master Gardeners, Fresno County Invite You

Spring Garden Tour 2015


Saturday, April 25, 2015

9:00 am to 5:00 pm



Link to Purchase Tickets Online  

   The Master Gardener Vision:

    Healthier Environment

        Healthier Communities

             Healthier Plants

                  Healthier Gardeners

 Have a gardening question?

Master Gardener assisting a client at the Gardening Helpline.

Speak to a Master Gardener at 559-241-7534

 9 am to 12 pm Monday through Friday

or leave a message at any time

Strange looking bug?


leaffooted bug

What kind of bug is this on my pomegranate and some other ornamentals in my landscape?

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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

  • How Green Is Your Cosmos?

    Added March 26, 2015
    Long-distance view of a pink Cosmos with a

    The vibrant colors of Cosmos, an annual flower with the same common name as its genus, are spectacular.  But we especially like the showstopping pink Cosmos with its bright yellow center. Well, sometimes, they have a green center--that's when an ultra green sweat bee is foraging. The female Agapostemon texanus is solid green, from head to thorax to abdomen, while the male of the species...

  • It's Like Winning the Triple Crown

    Added March 25, 2015
    James Carey teaching a UC Davis chemistry class “how to make one-minute videos on the properties of the elements in periodic tables.” The result: 540 one-minute videos, probably a world record. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    It's like winning the triple crown. The Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America (PBESA) has announced that two distinguished professors and a graduate student from the Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of California, Davis, have won major awards. Distinguished Professors James R. Carey and Thomas W. Scott, and doctoral candidate Mohammad-Amir Aghaee...

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Jan. ~ Apr. 2015


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