Cooperative Extension Fresno County
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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

Become a Master Gardener

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Speak to a Master Gardener at 559-241-7534

 9 am to 12 pm Monday through Friday

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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

  • Seeing Japanese beetles in your California landscape? Not likely.

    Added August 26, 2016
    Japanese beetle [D. Cappaert, Bugwood.org]

    Have you seen big green beetles in your California yard or garden? Or beetles feeding on your roses or other plants? There are many kinds of beetles commonly found in our landscapes, but the Japanese beetle is not one of them. Japanese Beetles Many people think they've seen the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica), a small scarab beetle with metallic green wings with white spots on the margins....

  • Have a Rice Day! (Except for the Armyworms)

    Added August 25, 2016
    Fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, is a pest of rice. (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia: Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility)

    It's a day that rice growers look forward to. Bugs, not so much. Because they're targeted. Especially the fall armyworms. California's 2015 rice season indicated unprecedented levels of armyworms--the highest of the last 25 years, according to Extension entomologist Larry Godfrey of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. He's one of the speakers at the annual California Rice...

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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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