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UCCE Master Gardeners of Fresno County

Giving Tuesday 2019

Giving Tuesday

Join the Fresno County Master Gardeners on Tuesday December 3, 2019 for Giving Tuesday and celebrate the gift of giving and generosity. 

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Tool Care Class this Saturday!

Saturday, November 16     9:30 - 11:30 am FREE

Master Gardners Dan Schara & Richard Hardwick 

Garden of the Sun 1750 Winery Ave, Fresno

Master Gardener Demonstration Garden 

Online registration here

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.

Question about bugs? problems click here

Helpful tips for gardening in the Central Valley

Helpline hot topic of the month

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

Creating a Wildlife-Friendly Garden

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Wildlife can add so much to your garden: from the beauty of birds and butterflies, the pest control powers of toads and bats, to the important work of pollinators. Whether you have a window box, a small urban lot, or country acreage, MG Lisa will provide tips to help you welcome wildlife into your garden.

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Saturday, November 23    9:30 – 11:00 am FREE

Garden of the Sun with Master Gardener Lisa Libby

CREATING A WILDLIFE-FRIENDLY GARDEN

 

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

Calendar of Activities
Event Name Date
Tool Care 11/16/2019
Creating a Wildlife-Friendly Garden 11/23/2019
24th Annual Wreaths and Swags 12/7/2019
Lindcove Citrus Tasting Event 12/14/2019
Fall and Winter Orchard Care 12/14/2019
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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)