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Madera County Master Gardener Program


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Presented by Master Gardener Adelaide Koch Come and learn how to care for your roses. Learn how to prune for best bloom and healthy plants. PARTICIPANTS PLEASE BRING PRUNERS AND GLOVES **MASKS ARE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE** (Dress appropriately, for the workshop will be held outside)

Rose Workshop - Jan 15 2022

Saturday, January 15, 2022
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
In the Three Sisters Demonstration Garden

More information: email

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Madera Community College
30277 Avenue 12, Madera, CA

UCANR Mader Master Gardeners demonstration garden at the Madera Community College site.

Three Sister Garden click here for more information 

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Madera College Covid guidelines:

Visitors are also required to present proof of being fully vaccinated. Spectators attending an indoor athletic, academic, or art event must show proof of being fully vaccinated or a negative COVID-19 test with a specimen taken no more than 72 hours before entry into District facilities. A person wearing a face covering regardless of vaccination status may temporarily enter District facilities for up to 15 minutes to use restroom facilities, drop off or pick up items or equipment, or food from the pantry.


Pruning class in Fresno

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Learn basic pruning techniques from Master Gardener volunteers Ron and Carolyn.  They will show you how, when and why to prune during the winter.  Learn 4-5 steps of basic pruning, thinning fruit, and spraying trees in your home orchard.


Saturday, January 8                            10 – 11:30 AM  
                 1750 N Winery Ave. Fresno, CA  93703

Registration will be posted late December. 

Download handout and bring to class. 

Winter orchard care

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Have a gardening question? The Master Gardeners are working remotely due to Covid 19. 

Send an email to Including photos is helpful.  We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Master Gardeners are at Garden of the Three Sisters located on the Madera Community College. on Stop by and see the garden and talk with a Master Gardener on Tuesday mornings. Read more about the Three Sisters Garden. 



Mariposa Master Food Preserver Program NEW!

Become a Master Food Preserver

Master Food Preserver volunteers are trained by the University of California to educate and advise local communities on food safety and food preservation. Please register to attend an informational meeting or request a link to the recorded meeting 

This training will be based out of Mariposa County and is open to residents of Mariposa, Tuolumne, Merced, Madera and Fresno Counties.

For more information, please call us at: 209-966-2417

Visit our website click here 

2022 MFP Training Flyer Mariposa

2022 MFP Training Schedule Mariposa

"Three Sisters" Garden

Thank you Madera Library Ignacio Negrete and Krista Riggs for the wonderful video of the Three Sisters Garden! 

Click here to watch our latest video about the Three Sisters Garden.

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The Madera Master Gardeners program demonstration garden is located on a two-acre parcel allotted by the college for this purpose. Click here to see more

TUCANR Fresno/ Madera program is now working remotely. We are still here to answer your questions and address needs during this unprecedented situation, however no in person gardening classes or workshops are offered at this time.

The Three Sisters Garden is open and Master Gardeners are there working on Tuesday mornings. 8:00 to 10:00 during hot weather. 



2021 UCANR Impact on California

2021 Highlights: A Year of Inspiration

Watch this short video about what UCANR has done for our communities.

Happy New Year 2022!


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UCANR Madera office

The Madera County Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures and the University of California Cooperative Extension has moved to new location. 

UC Cooperative Extension
145 Tozer St. Suite 103
Madera, CA 93638
Office Phone: (559) 675-7879

Madera Master Gardeners Helpline is working remotely.  Questions? Send an email to Including photos is helpful.  We are looking forward to hearing from you!

No phone service at this time or office hours. 


Thank you Madera Juvenile Hall Cadets for your help in planting the garden beds in front of the new office. This is a project for at risk youth to learn job skills in horticulture. 

coronavirus Covid-19

Reopening information website
Re Opening Information and Covid 19 Safety Standard Summary

UCANR Covid 19 ReOpening information 

Thank you for your understanding as we are committed to the health and safety of our volunteers and the community. 

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