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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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?
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.
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?
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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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