Cooperative Extension Fresno County
University of California
Cooperative Extension Fresno County

UCCE Master Gardeners of Fresno County

Spring Garden Tour 2019

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Spring Garden Tour 2019

April 27, 2019

Ticket sales and more information click here

Registration for AEC Classes

For More Information on the Adult Education Classes offered by the Fresno Master Gardeners CLICK HERE

Click here to register

Printable flyer of all the classes

jan-apr_2019 MG Fresno AEC classes

Or see classes below 

 

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Garden of the Sun Demonstration Garden

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Garden of the Sun is open to the public on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month. MG's can sign up on VMS to open & close. Great way to gain more hours. Always something to do at Garden of the Sun. Our first Saturday we were opened we talked to a dozen folks visiting for the first time.  The Saturdays openings will be a 6 months trial, then will evaluate the public interest to continue being open. Exception in September, GOS will be closed Saturday, Sept 1st and Monday, Sept. 3rd due to the holiday weekend

More information about the garden click here

 

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 mgfresno@ucdavis.edu

Helpful tips for gardening in the Central Valley

 

Need a Gift Idea?

 
Looking for the perfect gift for your gardening friend?
Spring Garden Tour Tickets on sale now!
A Gardener's Companion Book makes a lovely gift for anyone interested in gardening. 
Copies are available or purchase at the UC Cooperative Extension office in Fresno during regular business hours or at Garden of the Sun.
 

2018 Master Gardener impact in California

In 2018, UC Master Gardener volunteers: 
 
  • taught fire-wise landscaping practices in communities throughout California. Concerned residents engaged with our program through workshops, websites and Help Desks. This year, 45% of our clientele used the Help Desk system, seeking follow-up support and information from our trusted resources. 
 
  • inspired 66% of water conservation workshop participants to start using or improve their use of low water-use plants for their landscape. Selecting plants adapted to our Mediterranean climate not only saves water for other precious uses, it means less dry and dead plant matter in our landscapes.
 
  • influenced 69% of pest management workshop attendees to monitor for weeds and 53% to remove or not introduce invasive plants. Being cognizant of weeds and invasive plants supports the health not only of our home landscapes but also our wild spaces including forest understory and grazing lands. 
 
Together, we've touched the lives of millions of Californians this year and affected real and impactful change. I expect a growing need for UC Master Gardener support in our local communities next year, and in the years to come. With our incredible and dedicated volunteer corps, I know we can meet this need.
 
This Thanksgiving I want you to know that I am sincerely grateful for YOU – for your giving heart and for all your support of the UC Master Gardener Program.
 
Missy Gable
 
Director
UC Master Gardener Program

 

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Fresno & Madera Counties

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