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Advice to Grow By
Please note that under state and district water conservation regulations, the following are prohibited:
- NEW: Irrigating between 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., except for system testing and repair
- NEW: Using a hose without a shutoff nozzle
- Allowing irrigation water to runoff or overspray the irrigated area
- Hosing down sidewalks, driveways, and other hard-surfaced areas
- Non-recirculating decorative fountains
Learn more on MMWD's Drought Information page. Thank you for your cooperation!
Community Gardens in Marin
What's New in the Garden?
Marin County Fair, July 1-5, 2015 - "On With the Show"
Not sure what to grow in a drought? Visit the UC Master Gardeners display area at the Fair. Our “Landscapes of the Wild West” will show drought tolerant native plants from the American West.
Got garden questions?
Ask a Master Gardener...
CALL: (415) 473-4204
VISIT: UCCE Master Gardener Help Desk
1682 Novato Boulevard, Suite 150-B
Novato, CA 94947
Open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - noon, and 1 - 4 p.m.
Ask a Master Gardener at our local Farmers Market Help Desk. Click here for a schedule of local Farmers Markets.
Edible Gardening Resources
For information about growing your own fruits and vegetables, please click here. Also, you can visit our Demonstration Gardens at the Indian Valley Organic Farm & Garden in Novato. Purchase fresh produce from the Farm stand on Wednesdays from 10am- 3pm. Please bring your own bags.
The Marin Master Gardeners are a dedicated, trained group of volunteers with a shared love of gardening and horticulture. Through community service and educational outreach, they provide home gardeners and community organizations with the knowledge and skills to create a healthy environment for Marin County. Since 1986, Marin Master Gardeners have worked as non-paid staff members of the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), answering public inquiries and providing information on all areas of plant health and gardening practices.