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UCCE Master Gardeners of Fresno County

Fall and Winter Orchard Care

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Learn basic pruning techniques from MGS Ron, John and Richard.  They will show you how, when and why to prune during the winter.  Learn 4-5 steps of basic pruning, thinning fruit, and spraying trees in your home orchard. 

 

Saturday, December 14                9:30-11 Free 

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Master Gardeners Ron vivian, John Duran and Richard Hardwick

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Family Friendly Citrus Tasting Event - December 14, 2019

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The general public is invited to join us for a family friendly Citrus Tasting Event. You can see and taste more than 100 citrus varieties that are grown at Lindcove Research and Extension Center, December 14, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Take a bag of fruit home for $10. Choose from Cara Caras, Navels, Mandarins, or assorted citrus from 4 bins located in front of the Conference Center. The Master Gardeners as well as UC Cooperative Extension Advisors will be happy to answer questions from home gardeners and citrus connoisseurs.

Directions: Take Highway198 east to Mehrten Drive (approximately 15 miles) and follow the signs to our Event. The University of Lindcove Research and Extension Center is located at 22963 Carson Avenue Exeter, CA. The Conference Center is located at the end of Carson Avenue. If you have any questions please contact Jasmin Del Toro at 559-592-2408 Ext 1151 or jzdeltoro@ucanr.edu

Have a gardening question?

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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 mgfresno@ucdavis.edu

Please include a brief description of the problem and photo.

UC Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who have completed a 50-hour program of instruction in basic horticulture and pest management and are certified by the University of California Cooperative Extension.

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WINTER CLOSURE OF HELPLINE FROM DECEMBER 23 TO JANUARY 3, 2020

Calendar of Activities
Event Name Date
Lindcove Citrus Tasting Event 12/14/2019
Fall and Winter Orchard Care 12/14/2019
Irrigation for the Home Garden 1/11/2020
Roses 1/18/2020
Starting Summer Veggies (Spanish) 1/25/2020
Composting 2/1/2020
Under the Spell of Succulents 2/8/2020
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Excess vegetables or fruit?  Donate it!  PAR's (Plant a Row for the Hungry) goal is to make sure food grown by homeowners doesn’t go to waste. We encourage people to take their excess citrus and vegetables to soup kitchens, food pantries or the Central California Food Bank.  For more information on PAR Plant a Row for the Hungry (PAR)