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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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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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UC Master Gardeners of Madera County present

Wreath Workshop



Saturday, November 14, 2015

10 am to 2 pm

$20 donation

UC Cooperative Extension Demo Building
328 Madera Avenue, Madera

Enrollment limited to 20
Registration and pre-payment required.

 Flier for more details here.

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:


Peters Brothers Nursery
1135 S. Granada Avenue
Saturday, March 12, 2016
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

View Flier Soon


 Mark Your Calendar Now! 

Glorious Garden Tour X


Saturday, April 16, 2016 

To nominate a garden for a future garden tour (maybe your own garden?) click here and submit the online form. 

Questions?? Call (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7210
or email 

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View 2015/16 Calendar of Events for UCCE Madera Master Gardeners

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UC Gardening Blogs

Conenose or ‘kissing bugs’
Posted 11/30/2015 - Although not a new insect to California, conenose or ‘kissing bugs' (Triatoma spp.) have recently received press from CBS Sacramento and other media outlets and we anticipate that questions and samples will be coming in to UCCE offices in...

Living with wildlife while managing working landscapes
Posted 11/23/2015 - The UC Hopland Research and Extension Center (UC HREC) will host workshops on Dec. 1 and 2 to foster understanding and encourage community dialog about ranching on a landscape with populations of coyote, black bear, mountain lions and other...

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