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UCCE Master Gardeners of Fresno

National Seed Swap Day

Seed Swap

terrific way to get lots of seeds, to meet new friends, and to learn a great deal about what grows best in our area. For a successful swap, be sure to share tips about how to conduct swap seeds with registrants.

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Seed swaps in cities across the nation join in celebrating National Seed Swap Day each year on or around the last Saturday in January. This year’s Seed Swap Day, January 30, 2021, will include a live online session on seed saving safely during the COVID-19 pandemic from 2-4 p.m. EST. Find the link and more information athttp://seedswapday.com

Please help spread the word on this fun, green occasion, and be sure to use #SeedSwapDay in your social media messaging.

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Fresno Master Gardeners are celebrating working in the garden and serving our communities. Your go to source for gardening questions. You can count on us. 

Our gardening Helpline is working remotely. Questions? Send an email to mgfresno@ucdavis.edu Including photos is helpful.  We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Thank you: Dave Wilson Nursery for your wonderful online resources about trees.  Click here to see the videos posted about Tree care. 


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The Gardener's Companion makes a wonderful gift for yourself and  your gardening friends. There are great sections on what to plant this Spring, California natives and vegetable gardening.

 Tips from this book are located on our website "This week in the Garden" 

Spring Planting Season


Time to start getting your spring planting beds ready.

Master Gardeners are working on new videos of the Garden of the Sun our demonstration garden and Spring gardening tips. See our pages on Food Gardening for more information.

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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 

Interested in joining the Master Gardener program? Click here to see how!   

"Due to uncertainty with the Coronavirus pandemic, the planned 2021 Fresno/Madera County Master Gardener training class has been canceled.   Our next series of training classes will begin in January 2023, with an on-line application window opening in June 2022.  Please continue your interest in our program and in gardening.  We will look forward meeting you then!

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New! Video Library

We are here for you!

While our office and events are temporarily closed, our program is still "open for business" to answer your gardening and pest management questions. 

While you are at home and in the future, the link below will provide you with  a list of videos that teach about gardening in several areas. 

We have just added some new videos to our collection on topics like building a raised bed and trimming young trees. Enjoy!

A collection of video resources to teach you about late summer/early fall gardening topics. 


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The recent outbreak of the coronavirus Covid-19 had led to changes in how the Master Gardener program is available to the public. 

Thank you for your understanding as we are committed to the health and safety of our volunteers and the community.