UC Master Gardeners of Napa County
The Master Gardener program is a volunteer organization associated with the University of California Cooperative Extension. Our mission is to extend research based knowledge on home horticulture, pest management, and sustainable landscape practices to the residents of California and to be guided by our core values and strategic initiatives.
What we provide:
- Help Desk, free of charge, to answer home gardening questions.
- Integrated Grape Team of Napa County to assist hobby vineyardists with gardening questions.
- Information at public workshops, farmers markets and special events through talks and demonstrations to local groups.
- Home gardening information using gardening resources on this Web site.
- Need a speaker? Master Gardeners are available to speak to your group on a gardening topic.
Master Gardener Calendar
|Fruit Tree Pruning & Grafting - Napa||1/21/2017|
|Rose Pruning and More - Yountville||1/22/2017|
Weekly Newspaper Article
Added January 18, 2017
By Gayle Nelson, U.C. Master Gardener of Napa County Armed with a little knowledge and time, any homeowner can prune his or her own fruit trees. Here's a multi-point primer to get you started,...
Added January 10, 2017
By Pat Hitchcock, U. C. Master Gardener of Napa County This winter seems to be a promising one; it's raining regularly. But along with the filling reservoirs and green hills come a multitude of...
Spill the Beans
Added December 23, 2016
With our heavy rain today and I am seeing earthworms everywhere but in the ground. And just today I also got the Watershed Project newsletter today with an interesting article about earthworms. So I...
Master Gardener volunteers:
- are trained, non-paid teaching staff certified to extend practical horticultural information to Napa County residents.
- receive an intensive 88-hour training program over a 3-month period to become certified. Instruction provides a practical course in plant science and horticulture.
- stay up-to-date on current UC research gardening information through continuing education provided by the UC Cooperative Extension.