Master Gardeners of Ventura County
University of California
Master Gardeners of Ventura County

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Use this link to learn about the program: Master Gardener Program Description

Use this link to learn about what is required of Master Gardeners entering the program:2024 Brochure

To apply for the Master Gardener Program, sign up to attend one of three information meetings required to apply. The in-person meetings take place on September 5th and 6th in Ventura. The online zoom meeting takes place Monday, August 28th. Use this link for more information and to sign up for a meeting: 2024 Master Gardener Program Information Meetings

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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. 


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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