Marin Master Gardeners
University of California
Marin Master Gardeners

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"Barking up the "Right Tree" -- Marin County Fair: Thursday June 30 - Monday July 4, 2016

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Do you dream of a garden filled with lovely trees, flowering plants, and a delightful array of butterflies and hummingbirds? Visit the Marin Master Gardeners at the fair.   

What's New in the Garden?

Gardening Tips - Baby Your Tomatoes

Gardening Tips - Baby Your Tomatoes

Tips for fantastic cherry tomatoes...

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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.

Seasonal Farmers Markets open in May. Visit a Master Gardener Help Desk at your local Farmers Market.
Click here for the schedule.

Edible Gardening Resources

For information about growing your own fruits and vegetables, please click here.  Also, you can visit 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.

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California's Drought

Tips for home & garden water savings 

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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!


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.

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