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COVID-19 Update
Our Coordinator and volunteers are working remotely but still answering your gardening and pest management questions. Please:

  • Call our helpline Wednesday between 9 a.m. to noon (209) 525-6802 to speak to a Master Gardener or any other time to leave a message.
  • Fill out our ask a Master Gardener form and upload photo
  • We will respond within 2-3 business days of your request.

Stay in touch! Sign up for The Stanislaus Sprout blog weekly e-newsletter for gardening and pest management information and class updates.

For now, our in-person classes are canceled, but we continue to teach online. Visit our Classes and Workshops page to watch past classes on our YouTube Channel, or to see what's coming up! 

University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Master Gardener Program encourages healthy environments by promoting sustainable gardening, green waste reduction, and water conservation.

UCCE Master Gardeners recommend University resources that provide research-based information on home gardening, pest management, and much more!

updated 12/9/2020

Do you enjoy gardening and want to get involved in your community? Visit the Become a UCCE Master Gardener page to let us know you want to apply. 

The UCCE Master Gardener program was made available thanks to funding from Stanislaus County.