UC Master Gardeners partner with a variety of community organizations to spread practical, science-based gardening information.
For elementary school children
|School Garden Advice Team||Educators and parent volunteers learn how to start, maintain, and utilize a school garden|
|Mornings at Martial Cottle Park||1st–5th graders go on field trips to learn about gardens from UC Master Gardeners|
|Generation Connection||2nd graders go on field trips to learn about gardens at the Santa Clara Adult Education garden classroom|
For specific groups
|La Mesa Verde||Low-income families learn how to plant and maintain vegetable gardens|
|Corporate Outreach||Employees at companies learn about gardening|
|Green Gardener Program||Landscape professionals are trained to use sustainable maintenance practices|
|Speakers Bureau||Community groups request a UC Master Gardener speaker for a gathering|
|Old Time Farm and Garden Show||Monthly community radio show|
|Going Native Garden Tour||Annual free tour of native plant gardens|
|Libraries, community centers, and other venues||Free or low-cost talks and courses on seasonal gardening topics|
Friends of Master Gardeners
Friends of Master Gardeners is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that fundraises to support the many varied activities that the Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County provide, including the programs listed above. We welcome your support through our plant sales (see our Event Calendar) and by direct donations.