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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:
- Community talks and workshops scheduled through May 3rd have been canceled or postponed.
- Our Master Gardener Helpline desk will only be responding to emails. Please email your inquires to email@example.com.
- We are not currently accepting walk-ins or specimen drop offs at the UCCE Ventura County office.
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
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