Master Gardeners of Ventura County
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Master Gardeners of Ventura County

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The Mission of the UC Master Gardener Program is to extend research based knowledge and information on home horticulture, pest management, and sustainable landscape practices to the residents of California and be guided by our core values and strategic initiatives.

Master Gardeners at the Hansen REC

Love Gardening and Community Service?

Become a Master Gardener! 

A new Master Gardener class will begin this fall. To learn more about the Program and how to apply, join us for an information session on September 10th or September 12th. For more information or to register, click here!

Master Gardener at the Hansen Agricultural REC in Santa Paula

Get notified about upcoming Master Gardener workshops, community events, and other important gardening news by clicking here.

Elayne Angel Harbert Fund

The Elayne Angel Harbert Endowment Fund has

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been established to honor the Ventura County Master Gardener's legacy and support the educational programs and research projects benefiting the UC Master Gardener Program.  

Channel Islands Native Garden Fall Plant Sale

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Need a Speaker?

Click here to complete a Speaker Request Form and a Master Gardener will get back to you. 


Be Water Wise!

Using less water in your home garden is necessary!

Learn more about water conservation rebates and grants and find classes, inspiration, and lots of helpful tips at

Important Information

Join Master Gardeners for a free DRIP IRRIGATION workshop sponsored by Calleguas Municipal Water District.  

Got Gardening Questions?

Contact the Home Gardening Helpline

Phone: (805) 645-1455 or


Call Tuesday or Thursday, 1-4 pm to reach the Helpline at the University of California Cooperative Extension office in Ventura.  


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