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Ponderosa Pine Seedlings Available For Replanting

CLOVIS – The Sierra National Forest, Bass Lake Ranger District will have bare root one-year-old ponderosa pine seedlings available for adoption to the residents in the North Fork/Oakhurst/Mariposa area. Member of the public wishing to adopt seedlings may obtain five or more by visiting the Bass Lake District Office in North Fork. The office is open Monday through Friday from ...

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AAUW Home Tour Features Homes with Views

Written by Cindy Harp — MARIPOSA — On a clear day, you can see forever. That is true for the Mariposa homes that will be on tour for the “Room with a View” fundraising event hosted by Mariposa AAUW (American Association of University Women) on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour will give people a ...

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Sitting Pretty In The Garden

Showing off quaint old chairs in the garden Marie Niemann posted her quaint chair done up for the garden and it created a sensation on Flea Market Gardening! Here is her chair and 16 other chairs that our flea folk use in the garden as accents. Find a chair and do up your own! Marie Niemann: This chair is one ...

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Attract Pollinators To Your Yard And Garden

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The hum made by pollinating critters is music to a gardener’s ears. The jobs done by the native bees, beetles, moths, butterflies, hummingbirds and others are critical to a healthy garden, especially for anything you grow for food; it’s estimated that pollinators are responsible for one in three bites humans take. Mariposa County Master Gardeners will present ...

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Let Master Gardeners Help Make Your Garden Perfect

MARIPOSA COUNTY — If you have questions about your yard, garden or home environment, Master Gardeners are here to help. Mariposa Master Master Gardeners are available to answer all your questions during their spring and summer hours. Have a question about seed starting or weed control? Need to know what to do about ants or why your day lilies are ...

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Decorate Your Garden With Water Fountains

The best of our gardeners’ water fountains and small ponds, made with old vintage pumps, galvanized tubs, metal auto shop tools and even fire extinguishers!  These are water features you can do. Galvanized Tubs Nancy Carter used a shepherd’s hook to hang the watering can in this simple fountain that she and her daughter made.  This works with or without a ...

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Madera Master Gardeners 10th Annual Garden Tour

MADERA — Madera Master Gardeners’ 10th annual fundraiser, Glorious Garden Tour X, will be held Saturday, Apr. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mark your calendar and don’t miss this tour which will showcase four local private gardens and the Garden Shoppe at Three Sisters Demonstration Garden. Funds from sales will benefit the Three Sisters Demonstration Garden and other ...

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Master Gardeners Present “Symphony Of The Soil” Film

Written by Elizabeth Gabriel – MARIPOSA — If you’ve seen “The Martian” you know the plot of the Golden Globe-winning and Oscar-nominated movie (adapted from Andy Weir’s novel) features an astronaut stranded on Mars. One of the first things he does is figure out how to turn the sterile dirt of the Red Planet into life-giving soil, so he can ...

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No-Dig, Sheet-Mulch Vegetable Gardening Workshop

MADERA — Would you like to try a gardening method that requires less work than the traditional garden? Here’s your opportunity to learn a method that does away with the digging required in the typical vegetable garden and still results in a beautiful, luscious vegetable crop. UC Cooperative Extension Madera Master Gardener Carol Taylor will present a No-Dig, Sheet-Mulch Vegetable ...

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Plan Your Summer Landscape At Free Workshop

MARIPOSA COUNTY – With the winter lull in working in the garden, now is the time to plan for future improvements. UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Jill Cholewa will present a Landscape Design Workshop on Saturday, Jan. 16, from 10 a.m. to noon at Madera Community College Center, 30277 Avenue 12. The workshop will be in Room R-3A and there ...

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