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

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Garden of the Sun Demonstration Garden

The Annual GOS Plant Sale is April 27, 2019 as part of the Spring Garden Tour. 

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The Garden of the Sun is open to the public on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month.

Hours are 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your gardening questions.

More information about the garden  

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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 list of all the classes

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Links to Additional Gardening Events

Excess citrus?  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)

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

 

Kids Garden Day

Saturday, May 11, 2019  9:30 am -12:30 pm

Garden of the Sun  

FREE Admission

Come anytime during the event activities ongoing 

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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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