Madera County
University of California
Madera County

2019 New Training Class in Fresno

Parking at UCMerced Building

All parking directly in front of the building and across from the building is reserved for visitors and non-building staff. The parking spaces in the front of the building which are marked “visitor,” can be used for all guests to the building, including Master Gardeners.


Although, not marked “visitor”, anything that is along the perimeter of the building is permissible for guests.


The back parking lot is for employees only.


Attached is a map of the parking lot.


Welcome New Master Gardener Trainees

Training will begin Thursday, January 3, 2019 at the UC Center, 550 E Shaw Avenue, Fresno, in the Inyo/Kern room, and will and continue for 16 consecutive weeks. Class is in session from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The training concludes on Thursday, April 18, 2018. Upon passing a final exam (broken into 2 segments) with a score of 70% or above, you will become a certified First Year Master Gardener. A celebratory lunch will be held the last day of class.

On the first day of class you will receive your textbook, a class schedule, class rooster and other pertinent information. You will also receive a temporary name badge. Plan to bring your textbook each week and be prepared to take notes.

Thank you for your interest in the Master Gardener Program and we look forward to meeting you on January 3, 2019. 

If you have any questions or concerns please contact 

Denise Cuendett

Master Gardener Coordinator 

Fresno/Madera Counties

559-241-7535 or


Location of Training

UCCE Cooperative Extension Office/ Master Gardener Program

550 E Shaw Avenue, Suite 210B

Fresno, CA 93710

(across the street from Fashion Fair Mall)


 Question please contact 

Denise Cuendett



Please do not fill out forms until you received notification of acceptance. 


Code of Conduct Form

Proof of California Driver's License & Automotive Liability Insurance

Live Scan Form for fingerprints use this form 

 Live Scan Form Madera 2018

2018 Scholarship letter

The payment registration online will be up next week. 

Madera Master Gardener Program Information

Madera Master Gardener's Demonstration Garden is called the Three Sister's Garden 

Three Sister’s Garden at Madera Community College Center

30277 Avenue 12 –Madera, CA

(Parking on campus is available in 3 parking lots: Parking Lot A, Parking Lot B, and Parking Lot C. Daily parking lot passes are available for $1.00 from our parking lot kiosks.)

Most MG work in the garden on Tuesday around 9:00 am You are welcome to stop by and see what is going on the garden. 

Check the website for updates about the training as we will use the website to post current information.

 Thank you for your interest in become a Madera Master Gardener!

Denise Cuendett

Fresno/Madera Master Gardener Programs 


Information about the new class

Training class for new Master Gardeners from Fresno & Madera 

Class scheduled dates (tentative)

January 3, 2019

January 10

January 17

January 24

January 31

February 7

February 14

February 21

February 28

March 7

March 14

March 28

April 4

April 11

April 18 Graduation 

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