Madera County Master Gardener Program
POST-FIRE SOIL SAFETY Webinar!
Are you growing food on property impacted by wildfire? Fire introduces new considerations for growing produce and raising backyard poultry. In this free virtual webinar, learn from scientists who have studied urban wildfires in California, including: what questions to ask, how to improve soil health and make informed decisions about food safety, which agencies might have helpful information, and what remains unknown in this burgeoning field of study.
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020, 9:30 am - 11:30 am PST
FREE Virtual 2020 UC Master Gardener Mini Conference
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This Week in the Garden
Integrated pest management (IPM)
Successful IPM begins with correct identification of the pest. Only then can a selection of appropriate IPM methods and materials be made.
Madera Master Gardeners in Action
Read Elinor Teague garden articles!
A note from Elinor Teague to the readers: After writing gardening columns for the Fresno Bee for 18 years, it is a pleasure to be able to continue to offer readers gardening advice and tips here on the Fresno and Madera County Master Gardeners’ website.
September will be a little late due to computer problems. Check back after September 15, 2020.
Academy Garden at Juvenile Hall
Take a look at the wonderful garden and congratulations to the probation officers and students!
"Three Sisters" Garden
The State of California has issued a shelter-in-place order to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The Master Gardener Program, UCANR Fresno/ Madera program is now working remotely. We are still here to answer your questions and address needs during this unprecedented situation, however no public gardening classes or workshops are offered at this time.
SHOULD I CONVERT MY GARDEN TO DRIP IRRIGATION?
UC ANR leadership communications
UC Office of the President:
UC statement on protests, violence following George Floyd’s death
UC ANR Update from Glenda Humiston:
UC ANR stands firmly by values of diversity and inclusivity
UC Gardening Blogs
UC Master Gardener Conference Rescheduled for 2023
Every three years, we look forward to connecting UC Master Gardener volunteers, staff, academics, and friends to network, learn, and share their projects and stories. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, all large-gatherings have not been possible to help...
Welcome! New Program Coordinators
Edna BlackhurstTulare and Kings Countieselblackhurst@ucanr.edu Edna Blackhurst has been with UCCE Tulare for more than 25 years. As the office supervisor, Edna has supported the UC Master Gardener Program since 1997 under Michelle Le Strange, farm...