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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Native & Drought Tolerant Workshop
Saturday, August 15, 2015
10 am to 12 noon
Learn from Master Gardener Karen Petryna how to slowly convert to more drought-tolerant landscaping, particularly with the use of native plants.
Madera Community College Center
30277 Avenue 12, Room R3-A
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UC Gardening Blogs
Drought concerns causing unnecessary impact on landscapes and lawns
Posted 7/31/2015 - Following Gov. Brown's call to remove 50 million square feet of turf in California to conserve water, cities across state are now offering rebates to residents willing to pull out their plants and lawns. However, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC...
Wildfires are unpredictable, but preparation can help protect homes and animals
Posted 7/29/2015 - Four years of drought has left California with acres of dry brush and dying trees, abundant fuel for wildfires. Currently, CalFIRE's fire map shows several major fires burning in California. “There are two factors that help fires spread - winds...
California almonds have small carbon footprint compared to other protein foods
Posted 7/23/2015 - California produces more than 80 percent of the world's commercial almonds. Popularity of the nuts has spurred almond acreage in the state to expand from 510,000 acres in 2000 to roughly 890,000 acres in 2015, according to the USDA National Agricultural...