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Community Education Classes

July 2024 Classes

Register here for May - July classes

Saturday, July 13, 2024
Kitchen Gardens

kitchen garden
MG ROBBIE

Call it a kitchen garden. Call it a potager. Call it a cottage garden with benefits. Come learn how to design, create and maintain the garden that supplies your kitchen with vegetables, fruits, herbs….and even edible flowers!

Saturday, July 13, 2024 10 -11:30 AM
WOODWARD PARK LIBRARY
944 E Perrin Ave. Fresno, CA  93720

 

 

Saturday, July 20,2024
Growing Cool Season Vegetables

cool season veggies
MG GWEN

Do you know that cool season vegetables have a higher food value than warm season ones?Join MG Gwen and she will show you how to expand your gardening repertoire to include these crops.(Please download handouts and bring to class.)

Saturday, July 20,2024 10 AM -12 PM
WOODWARD PARK LIBRARY
944 E Perrin Ave. Fresno, CA  93720

 

 

Saturday, July 27, 2024 
Fragrant Gardens


hyacinth
MG ALEXIS

Some of my favorite times in the garden are when I’m smelling the hyacinths, stocks, wallflowers, petunias, lavenders, that bloom in the spring, summer and fall in the valley. Join MG Alex - she will discuss the variety of fragrant flowers available.  ou may decide to add a few to your garden.  

Saturday, July 27 10 AM-11:30 AM
WOODWARD PARK LIBRARY
944 E Perrin Ave. Fresno, CA  93720

 

Garden workshops follow up survey

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We look forward to seeing you at one of our Community Education Classes. 

*Your contact information is used to distribute a link to a follow-up survey and relevant program information. The short survey provides us the tools we need to grow and improve the quality of our program. We do not sell or share your contact info with anyone else. If you do not wish to receive the survey please email us at mgevaluation@ucanr.edu.

Thank you for your support of the Community Education Classes in 2023. 

 

May 2024 Classes

Register here for May - July classes

Saturday, May 4, 2024

Becoming a Master Gardener

master gardener vol.
 MGs Robin and Charlie

Are you interested in becoming a Fresno County Master Gardener? Attend this class to learn about our program from current Master Gardeners, and take the next step towards this rewarding and exciting goal. Your questions will be addressed and you could be joining a diverse group sharing home horticulture within the community.  

 

Saturday, May 4, 2024  10 AM-12 PM
WOODWARD PARK LIBRARY
944 E Perrin Ave. Fresno, CA  93720

 

Saturday, May 18, 2024
Irrigation for the Home Garden

Irrigation for the Home Garden
MGs JOHN AND BILL

Improve plant health and save water!  Learn how easy it can be to convert your sprinklers to a water wise drip system or start from scratch in a new landscape.  MGs John and Bill will show you how!  (Please download handouts and bring to class.)

Saturday, May 18 9:30-11 AM
GARDEN OF THE SUN
1750 N Winery Ave. Fresno, CA  93703

Drip irrigation handout

March 2024 classes

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Making the Most of Warm Season Vegetables

Vegetables
MG Gwen 

Come and learn the basics of warm season vegetable gardening to ensure a bumper crop in your yard. MG Gwen will cover such topics as: designing your garden, growing from plants and seeds, how to improve your garden soil, irrigation, weeds, encouraging the good bugs, and preventing garden problems. Please download the chart listed below and bring it along with your questions to the class.

Saturday, March 16, 2024  10:00 AM-12:00 PM
in person-Woodward Park Library
 
944 E Perrin Ave
Fresno, CA  93720
559-600-3135

Vegetable Planting Guide 2023

Register for free January-April 2024 classes here.

 

 

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Growing Your Backyard Tomatoes

Tomato Varieties (Rutgers NJAES)
MGs Marie and Tom (guest MG from Merced)

Tomatoes!  Tomatoes!  Tomatoes!  Come to the Garden of the Sun and learn
everything you need to know about growing tomatoes from MGs Marie and
guest MG from Merced, Tom.

 
Tomatoes, other vegetables and flowers will be for sale.
Gallons $8 Pints $4, Cash or check only 

Saturday, March 30, 2024 10:00-11:30 AM
Garden of the Sun
1750 N. Winery
Fresno, CA  93703

Register for free January-April 2024 classes here.