Cooperative Extension Fresno County
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Cooperative Extension Fresno County

UCCE Master Gardeners of Fresno County

2019 New Master Gardener Training class!

Do you love to garden?

If you love gardening and like sharing your knowledge with others, the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), Fresno & Madera Counties, Master Gardener program is looking for you!  Prospective Master Gardeners complete a 16-week training course, pass a final exam, and complete a 50 hour requirement of hands-on training during the first 18 months. 

For more information on how to become a Master Gardener click here!

Accepting applications from June 15 to August 31, 2018 for the class starting in January 2019.

2019 Application for Master Gardener Training Class


Spring Garden Tour 2019

Save the Date

Spring Garden Tour 2019

April 27, 2019

Ticket sales and more information in September

Garden of the Sun Demonstration Garden


Join us on Saturday, August 18 for a walking tour of the garden. MG Karen will lead this tour starting at 9:00. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring your family to enjoy the garden.

For more information

Adult Education Classes

The Master Gardener offer a wide array of exciting and educational classes. All of these class are held at the Garden of the Sun Demonstration Garden. Most of the class are FREE. You can use the online survey to hold a space for you at the class. It also helps us to prepare handouts and materials if we know how many are attending. Take a look at the Adult Education class list for September to December 2018.

The new class list for Fall is out! AEC sept-dec_2018 flyer

On line registration for the Fall Free Classes.

We have one class this session for a fee. The 23rd Annual Wreaths and Swags Workshop on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Limited to 15 students. $25.00 materials fee.

Please use this link to sign up for the Wreaths and Swags Workshop.


To receive announcements of upcoming events and gardening education opportunities offered by UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners in Fresno and Madera Counties

Sign up here 


New! Third Edition of the UCCE Master Gardener's A Gardener's Companion for the Central San Joaquin Valley.  This beautiful and useful book 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.



Have a gardening question?

Call or e-mail the Helpline and

Speak to a Master Gardener

Call our Helpline at 559-241-7534

 9 am to 12 pm Monday through Friday

or leave a message at any time

Or send an e-mail to

Helpful tips for gardening in the Central Valley


Apply To Become A Master Gardener Now!

On-line applications will be accepted from June 15 through August 31, 2018 for 2019 training.   

Click here for more information

Questions about the program?

If you have a question or need information about our the Master Gardener program, please e-mail me. 

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Denise Cuendett

Master Gardener Program Coordinator

Fresno & Madera Counties

UC Master Gardener Program Statewide Blog

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