Master Gardeners of Ventura County
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Master Gardeners of Ventura County

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COVID-19 Update

In an abundance of caution during the COVID-19 pandemic and at the recommendation of various public health agencies we will be adjusting our services accordingly:  
  • Our Master Gardener Helpline desk will only be responding to emails. Please email your inquires to
  • Please wear a mask and gloves to any Master Gardener event you attend. 
  • 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. 

Love Gardening and Community Service?

Become a Master Gardener! 

UCCE Ventura County offers the Master Gardener training class every two years. To start the application process for the Class of 2022, click here to sign up to receive dates and times for the mandatory Information Meetings that will be held on September 7, 8 & 9, 2021. 

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.  

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


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Bug Blog

If Cinderella Were a Moth...
If Cinderella were a moth, what species would she be? Maybe this tiny, shimmering one. When we spotted this visitor during National Moth Week on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifola, in our pollinator garden, we asked our Bohart Museum of...

A Moth's Nighttime Visit Turns Into Remembrances of Alice--and an Educational Video
Picture this: A Polyphemus silk moth, Antheraea polyphemus, flutters into the Davis backyard of Bohart Museum of Entomology associate Greg Karoefelas on April 12, 2021 and visits his blacklighting set-up. The...

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