Garden of the Sun Demonstration Garden
The Garden includes an extensive orchard of fruit trees, vines, and berries; beds of vegetables, herbs, perennials, small space gardening demonstrations, All-America Selections, a sun/shade garden, and a compost demonstration area in a setting designed by landscape designer, Robert Truxell. Also featured are specialty gardens for children and the physically challenged.
Visit the Garden
Docent Guided Tours
You can schedule a docent-led tour of the garden for adult or home school groups by submitting an email request at our helpline at least two weeks before the date you plan to visit firstname.lastname@example.org
1750 N Winery Ave Fresno, CA 93703
Current Hours of Operation:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. When the temperatures are over 104 the Garden of the Sun will be closed on those days.
Questions about the garden, please send an e-mail to email@example.com
Fresno Master Gardener office has no office hours or phone service at this time.
Upcoming Events at the Garden
What's new at the Garden of the Sun?
Plant propagation is in full swing at the Garden of the sun. Starting in September Master Gardener volunteers gather weekly to plant cuttings and care for baby plants, nurturing them until they will be mature enough to sell at the spring plant sale and be planted in your garden. Thank you to the group of Master Gardeners who constructed our hoop houses that are used to keep the plants warm and protected from the elements in winter.
Fruit Tree Removal
In October Master Gardeners made the decision to remove some older, ailing fruit trees from the orchard and plan new plantings. The old trees were hauled off to Gallo Winery for composting.
Children's Garden gets a fresh coat of paint
Thanks to some of our creative Master Gardeners, the old potting bench has a fresh splash of paint and everyone has been invited to paint a river rock, adding a colorful border to the fairy garden.
Plant of the Month
Few plants outperform pink knotweed, Polygonum capitatum, in the fall. The plant blooms throughout the spring andsummer, but it's in autumn when most things in the garden are finished that pink knotweed really shines. This groundcover...
Garden of the Sun video tour
Through its Master Gardener Program the UC Cooperative Extension in Fresno County has developed a one acre ornamental and food production demonstration garden on the south end of the City of Fresno's Reedy Park, located at Winery and McKinley Avenue, Fresno, CA.