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UC Cooperative Extension
Karmjot Randhawa
County Director
(559) 243-6564

UC Cooperative Extension
145 Tozer St. Suite 103
Madera, CA 93638
Office Phone: (559) 675-7879
Fax: (559) 675-0639

Madera County Master Gardener Program

Sierra Senior Garden classes

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Sierra Senior Garden classes will be held on the 4th Friday of the Month. Topics to be announced 

4th Friday of the Month.
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sierra Senior Center
49111 Cinder Lane, Oakhurst, CA

No registration needed


Upcoming classes and workshops
Event Name Date
Becoming a Master Gardener 6/1/2024
Flea Control & Diseases: Starting from Scratch 6/20/2024
Fresno Garden Green BLOG
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    African violets have babies!

    I couldn't figure out why my African violets were losing their beautiful rosette shape. I kept snipping leaves in an attempt to restore the shape, but the leaves on my plants were getting more crowded. Then I learned that, as an...

  • Reduce conditions favorable to spider mites by providing adequate water for your plants and reducing dust on and around the leaves. (Photo: UC IPM)
    This week in the garden: May 24 - 30

    I try to rely less and less on controlling nature. Instead I am learning to live with its chaos. ~ Mas Masumoto Tasks Monitor fruiting pear and apple trees for codling moth. To control powdery mildew on grapevines, apply sulfur every 14 days until...

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Bite Size Gardens

To have a successful garden just follow the seven basic rules of vegetable gardening: 

  1. Plant only as much as you can easily maintain. 
  2. Create a garden plan before you begin. 
  3. Grow fruits and vegetables that produce high yields in the space available. 
  4. Plant during the correct season for the crop you would like to grow. 

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