Ventura County Master Gardeners
Our Mission is to enhance the well-being of people, plants, and the environment through science-based gardening education and community outreach.
Get Notified about upcoming Master Gardener seminars, workshops and other important gardening news click here.
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You may Register Online for certain Calendar events listed on top right side of this page. Click on the desired event; you will find the registration link near the bottom of the event description.
Love Volunteering and Gardening?
For more information and to sign up to become a Master Gardener Volunteer click here.
Quarterly Workshop Series
Mastering Your Home Garden
- Saturday Workshops, specifically designed for Ventura County Home Gardeners, focus on seasonal garden tasks
- Half day of informative gardening education
- Presentations by University of California advisors and horticulture experts
- $30 registration fee includes:
- Two morning presentations
- Continental breakfast
- Opportunity to shop for plants at the Master Gardener Potting Shed
"Cut Flower Garden/ Floral Arrangements"
Got Gardening Questions?
Contact the Home Gardening Helpline
Phone: (805) 645-1455
or Email: email@example.com
Call Tuesday or Thursday, 1-4 pm to reach the Helpline at the University of California Cooperative Extension office in Ventura.
Helpline Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
|Earth Day - Ventura||4/26/2014|
|All About Roses - Simi Valley||4/29/2014|
|Garden Myths/ Mysteries - Camarillo||4/29/2014|
|Lawn Alternatives/ Composting - Simi Valley||5/6/2014|
|Growing Tomatoes - Simi Valley||5/13/2014|
|Attracting Birds- Butterflies - Simi Valley||5/20/2014|
|Home Garden Workshop - Cut Flower Garden/ Floral Arrangements - Santa Paula||6/21/2014|
|Drought Tolerant Gardens - Thousand Oaks||7/26/2014|
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Trouble in the Almond Orchards
Posted 4/23/2014 - Beekeepers and almond growers are concerned--and rightfully so--about the some 80,000 bee colonies that died this year in the San Joaquin Valley almond orchards. In monetary terms, that's a loss of about $180,000. But the loss isn't just financial. It...
A Bee That's a Delight to See
Posted 4/22/2014 - What's that on the Coreopsis? Could it be--a bee? Yes, that's the metallic green sweat bee, also called an ultra green sweat bee, Agapostemon texanus. This one (below) is a female. Males and females are easily distinguishable. The...
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