Madera County Master Gardener Program
JOIN THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
MADERA COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS
AT THE FOLLOWING EVENTS:
Landscape Design II
Saturday, May 18, 2013
(prerequisite - Landscape Design I)
This class will be held at a private residence
(please call for more information)
Saturday, June 15, 2013
10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Garden Advice - Lowes, Madera
Saturday, June 15, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Workshops are held at the Madera State Center Community College
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Room 3A (free parking in Lot C)
30277 Avneue 12, Madera, CA
Questions?? Call (559) 675-7879 Ext. 7210
Register at the UCCE Madera Office
328 S. Madera Avenue, Madera
Glorious Garden Tour
Thank you for joining us at the Glorious Garden Tour VII - we look forward to seeing you again next year.
Interested in nominating a garden for our future garden tours? Please complete the "Nominate A Garden" survey on our website. You and the garden owner will be contacted to schedule a visit.
Glorious Garden Tour VIII is scheduled for Saturday, April 19, 2014 (the third Saturday of April).
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