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

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Applications Now Being Accepted

2015 Master Gardener

Training Class

Information and Online Application

 

 

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100th Anniversary

UC Cooperative Extension

 1914 - 2014

 

 

End of Summer Plant Heat Stress

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It's the end of summer and the plants in my garden look fried!  The temperatures have cooled this month, but the plants still seem wilted and the leaves have brown edges.  Will they recover and what can I do?

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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

  • So Beautful, So Exquisite

    Added July 24, 2014
    Anise swallowtail foraging on lantana. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    There's something about seeing a butterfly that makes your eyes light up, your smile widen, and your feet feel like skipping. Nature's joy.   So when I was over at Kaiser Permanente in Vacaville last Tuesday, I rejoiced at seeing a magnificent anise swallowtail, Papilo zelicaon, fluttering around the lantana flower beds near the entrance. The butterfly flashed its brilliant yellow...

  • It's National Moth Week!

    Added July 23, 2014
    Wax moth larvae and a hive beetle (top left). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    It's National Moth Week! The event, which runs through Sunday, celebrates "the beauty, life cycles, and habitats of moths," according to its website. Scientists and citizen scientists are encouraged to document their findings. It's now a worldwide event. A few nuggets from the website: "Moths are among the most diverse and successful organisms on earth. Scientists...

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Ten Tips for Water-Wise Gardening from Our Water Our World

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Summer Class Schedule

May ~ July, 2014

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UCCE Master Gardener E-List

If you'd like to receive an occasional email about events, announcements and gardening education opportunities offered by UCCE Master Gardeners, submit your request here

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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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