Advice to Grow By... Ask Us!
In an abundance of caution during the COVID-19 crisis and at the recommendation of various public health agencies we will be adjusting our services accordingly:
- Please wear a mask and gloves to any Master Gardener event you attend.
- Our Master Gardener Helpline desk will only be responding to emails. Please email your inquires to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Plant samples can be brought to the UC Cooperative Extension office for analysis (669 County Square Drive, Suite 100, Ventura, CA 93003). There is a bin with instructions outside the main door.Thanks for your patience during this time. We will inform you when we resume normal activities.
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.
Love Gardening and Community Service?
UCCE Ventura County offers the Master Gardener training class every two years. Apply for the next class in September 2021!
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 hasbeen established to honor the Ventura County Master Gardener's legacy and support the educational programs and research projects benefiting the UC Master Gardener Program.
Need a Speaker?
Click here to complete a Speaker Request Form and a Master Gardener will get back to you.
Hands-On Drip Irrigation Workshops
Join Master Gardeners for a free DRIP IRRIGATION workshop sponsored by Calleguas Municipal Water District.
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 bewaterwise.com
Help Us Grow
A Monarch Is Like a Stained Glass Window
Ever seen a back-lit monarch butterfly? It's like a stained-glass window in a centuries-old steepled church where you cannot see the ugliness of the world, but its beauty. Monarchs are like that. Those iconic butterflies excite,...
The Joy of Rearing Monarchs
The monarch butterfly egg is oh-so-very-tiny but what an incredible work of nature! The intricate egg is about the size of a pinhead, 0.9mm wide and 1.2mm high. It's creamy yellow with narrow longitudinal ridges. Unless it encounters a...
If you have computer technical questions or suggestions about this website, please contact the VC Master Gardener Webmaster at email@example.com
669 County Square Drive
Ventura, CA 93003-5401