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Madera County Master Gardener Program

Need Help? Ask Us!

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

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UC Master Gardeners of Madera County present

Designing Your Own Pollinator Garden

Saturday, October 15, 2016

10 am to Noon



Madera Community College Center

30277 Avenue12–Room R-3A, Madera, CA

(Free parking in Lot C near Three Sisters Demonstration Garden)

Event Flyer 

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:


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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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UC Gardening Blogs

Planet-friendly orchard recycling makes money sense
Posted 10/20/2016 - The numbers are beginning to trickle in confirming UC Cooperative Extension advisor Brent Holtz' hunch. Chipping and returning expired almond orchards into the soil where they grew is not only environmentally sound, it is economically...

Women learn to burn and lead in fire management in Northern California Oct. 19-28
Posted 10/17/2016 - Workshop aims to spark women's ambition to become leaders in fire management Shortly after her son was born, Jeanne Pincha-Tulley was promoted to fire chief of a national forest. For the first six months, she brought the baby to work. “Most of...

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