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Madera County Master Gardener Program

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Master Gardener volunteers are trained by the University of California Cooperative Extension and are here to help you. The Madera Master Gardeners have contributed more than 27,000 hours of community service in Madera County. 

Do you need advice with your garden? Have pest problems? Master Gardeners are available to answer your gardening and landscape questions on Tuesday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Call us at (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7210 or email your questions to mgmadera@ucdavis.edu

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UC Master Gardeners of Madera County present

Propagation Workshop

Saturday, January 14, 2017

10 am to 12 noon

 Free

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Madera Community College Center

30277 Avenue 12, Madera, CA

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For more information call (559) 675-7879  Ext. 7210 

Speak to a Master Gardener Tuesdays, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Leave your name and phone number on the message machine at other times.

Frost Protection

Average first frost date for Fresno/Madera area on the valley floor is November 15. How can I prepare as this date approaches?

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Garden Advice in Your Community

Looking forward to cooler weather and need to renovate your landscape with drought tolerance in mind?  Master Gardeners can answer questions about water-wise plants to consider, when to plant and more.  Speak to Master Gardeners in person at these local garden shop venues.  The next Garden Advice location coming up:

Coarsegold

None scheduled at this time.

Madera

None scheduled at this time.

Oakhurst

None scheduled at this time. 

UCCE Madera Master Gardeners

July through December 2016 Calendar of Events

Click on the pictures below for helpful tips on drought gardening and irrigation from the California Garden Web

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Master Gardener Calendar

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UC Gardening Blogs

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Posted 1/11/2017 - Adding biochar to a farm's field is an irreversible decision, so understanding its long-term impacts is essential for farmers to make informed decisions. Biochar, a charcoal created from organic materials burned at high temperatures and added as a soil...

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