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



Ants in Citrus Tree

Ants and scale

There are ants crawling in my citrus tree and sticky stuff on the leaves and fruit. There is black sooty substance on the fruit itself. What is this?

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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

  • Sighting swarming termites?

    Added September 15, 2014
    Western drywood termites.

    After the subterranean termite, the western drywood termite, Incisitermes minor, is California's second most important termite pest. Drywood termites are difficult to detect. They live deep inside wood and except during periods when they swarm or when repair work is being done on infested homes, they are seldom seen. The most common sighting of drywood termites is when flying adults (or...

  • Prayers Answered

    Added September 12, 2014
    A praying mantis perches on a cosmos. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    Praying mantids are, oh, so patient. They perch on a flower, their spiked forelegs seemingly locked in a praying position, and wait to ambush unsuspecting prey. A green praying mantis recently did just that on our cosmos. Usually we have to hunt for the mantids because they are so camouflaged or concealed. Not this one. This one was as visible as a green elephant in a field of...

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