Ventura County Master Gardeners
Our Mission is to enhance the well-being of people, plants, and the environment through science-based gardening education and community outreach.
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You may Register Online for certain Calendar events listed on top right side of this page. Click on the desired event; you will find the registration link near the bottom of the event description.
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Quarterly Workshop Series
Mastering Your Home Garden
- Saturday Workshops, specifically designed for Ventura County Home Gardeners, focus on seasonal garden tasks
- Half day of informative gardening education
- Presentations by University of California advisors and horticulture experts
- $30 registration fee includes:
- Two morning presentations
- Continental breakfast
- Docent-guided Faulkner Farm house and garden tour available
- Opportunity to shop for plants at the Master Gardener Potting Shed
"All About Tomatoes,"
18 May 2013, 8:15 am - 12:00 pm
Hansen Agricultural Center Santa Paula, CA
For the workshop flyer with the details,
Got Gardening Questions?
Contact the Home Gardening Helpline
Phone: (805) 645-1455
or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call Tuesday or Thursday, 1-4 pm to reach the Helpline at the University of California Cooperative Extension office in Ventura.
Helpline Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
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My Old Flame
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