Cooperative Extension Fresno County
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Cooperative Extension Fresno County

UCCE Master Gardeners of Fresno County

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Spring Garden Tour 2015


Saturday, April 25, 2015

9:00 am to 5:00 pm



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On-line sales end 4/10/2015 

   The Master Gardener Vision:

    Healthier Environment

        Healthier Communities

             Healthier Plants

                  Healthier Gardeners

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Speak to a Master Gardener at 559-241-7534

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Worms Are Defoliating My Redbud Tree

REDHUMPED CATERPILLAR on a redbud tree. 
(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
REDHUMPED CATERPILLAR on a redbud tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Large worms are eating the leaves of my redbud tree? It will soon be stripped.  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

  • Targeting Malaria at a Bay Area Symposium

    Added March 27, 2015
    The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. (Photo by Anthony Cornel)

    Mark your calendar. If you want to learn about malaria and the exciting new research underway, be sure to set aside Friday, April 24. It's the fourth annual Bay Area World Malaria Day Symposium, co-hosted by the University of California, Davis, and Zagaya, a non-profit organization that envisions a malaria-free world. The event, open to the public, will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...

  • 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...

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