UCCE Master Gardeners of Fresno County

family friendly Citrus Tasting Event

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. 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

Colorful Spring Bulbs

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When you see packaged bulbs in the Fall is it a bit intimidating? Where and what to plant?  When and how?  In this class Brenda will focus not only on planting in the landscape but also growing in pots using familiar and some not so familiar
spring bulbs.  Click Here for Online Registration

Five Types of Bulbs

Saturday, October 12    9:30 -11 am

FREE at Garden of the Sun 

Master Gardener:  Brenda Ratzlaff



Have a gardening question?


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Or send an e-mail to mgfresno@ucdavis.edu

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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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Helpful tips for gardening in the Central Valley

Calendar of Activities
Event Name Date
Olive Curing for Fun & Health! 10/19/2019
Trees for Small Spaces 10/26/2019
Gardening with Herbs 11/2/2019
Tool Care 11/16/2019
Creating a Wildlife-Friendly Garden 11/23/2019
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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)

several different varieties of summer squash