UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA
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UC Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County, CA

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Martial Cottle Park Spring Celebration, May 5

MCP Spring Celebration
Join us for a Spring Celebration at Martial Cottle Park on Saturday, May 5, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. There will be children’s activities, local crafts, and food trucks. Meet the animals at the 4H parcel and visit the petting zoo.

The UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County will host gardening talks at the Master Gardener parcel and will feature a Master Food Preserver presentation, plus we'll have seedling sale of tomatoes, herbs, flowers, and succulents.

Contact Us

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UC Master Gardeners are here to help. There are many ways to find answers to your gardening questions.

Become a Master Gardener

Have you ever thought about becoming a Master Gardener? Do you have a love of gardening and a strong desire to share your knowledge? We're looking for people to help us give talks, advise school gardens, staff a helpline, work in demonstration gardens, and more! If you're interested, learn about the application process. The next training class will begin in January 2019.

Upcoming Events

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Want to learn more about gardening, chat with UC Master Gardeners, or catch our next plant sale? See our Events Calendar for upcoming talks, courses, and more.

Quarantines, Pests, Waterwise Tips

Fruit and Vegetable Quarantines

Asian Citrus Psyllid
Asian Citrus Psyllid
There is currently one quarantine in effect in Santa Clara County, on citrus fruits and trees for the Asian Citrus Psyllid. See our Quarantine Information to learn more and view quarantine area map. Help contain the spread of this pest.

Waterwise Tips

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Here are some useful tips and links for homeowners and gardeners who want to conserve water and manage their garden and landscape in a responsible manner. Learn about waterwise plants and gardening techniques, lawn replacement and rebate programs, gray water usage, and more.

What's New

Tomato seedlings being grown for the Master Gardener 2018 Spring Garden Market Time to start planting your spring seedlings
Starting seeds is the joy of spring gardening in Morgan Hill. It reflects confidence in natural cycles, the self-discipline to plan ahead, and the patience to...

produce4 Bay Area’s biggest garden events are just around the corner
Although it's not quite time to plant yet, it is definitely time to get your garden plan together. Luckily, your local Master Gardeners have several upcoming...

Spring flower showcase replaced a traditional lawn Time to replace your lawn
Now is a great time of year to consider replacing your lawn with native or non-native ground covers Sure, this time of year, your Gilroy lawn looks pretty...

Master Gardener Handbook

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Save 10% on any UC ANR books ordered online, including the excellent California Master Gardener Handbook, by using our promotion code PRCLA43. A portion of online sales that use our promotion code benefits the UC Master Gardener of Santa Clara County program.

Pests in the Urban Landscape

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