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.
Need a Speaker? click here.
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
"Your Summer Vegetable Garden"
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)
|Home and Garden Show - Ventura||3/14/2014|
|Ojai Speakers Series||3/15/2014|
|Tree Care 101 Workshop - Thousand Oaks||3/22/2014|
|Home Garden Workshop - Your Summer Vegetable Garden - Santa Paula||3/29/2014|
|Lawn Alternatives/Composting - Camarillo||4/1/2014|
|Earth Day - Thousand Oaks||4/5/2014|
|Earth Day - Oxnard||4/6/2014|
|Vegetable Gardening - Camarillo||4/8/2014|
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