Marin Master Gardeners
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Marin Master Gardeners

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Introducing the Opportunity Fund

The UC Marin Master Gardeners Board of Directors is pleased with the successful launch last year of the Opportunity Fund to help UC Master Gardeners address future challenges and opportunities.  All donations to the Opportunity Fund are tax-deductible - and very much appreciated! 
Donations will be used to fund future UC Marin Master Gardeners’ programs, including giving lectures, providing outreach to school-age children, supporting demonstration and community gardens, consulting on gardening problems with the public... and much more!

Native Plants in Your Garden

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As you begin to prepare your garden for winter, it is an ideal time to consider planting California native plants, which are well-suited to grow in your cultivated garden.  Read more...  
If you have already planted natives, read more here to learn about pruning them. 

Edible Demo Garden at Indian Valley Organic Farm & Garden

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The UC Marin Master Gardeners demonstration garden at Indian Valley Organic Farm & Garden is a hands-on teaching tool for UC Master Gardeners and the public. The garden is the center of a seasonal education program that demonstrates science-based practices for growing food at home. Come visit us!

Upcoming Events

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Growing Onions in Marin County

Onions are grown for their edible bulbs.  A UC Marin Master Gardener in Novato shares her experience growing them.  Read on to learn about how you can, too.

Try Growing Garlic

Why grow your own garlic?  Would you like to be able to cook with the absolute right garlic for your recipes?  Read more...

Harvesting Garlic

Some Aren’t Nuts About Squirrels

These critters may look cute, but they can be infuriating foes.  Read more...

Got garden questions? Ask a Master Gardener...

VISIT: UCCE Master Gardener Help Desk
1682 Novato Boulevard, Suite 150-B
Novato, CA 94947
          CALL: (415) 473-4204

Seasonal Farmers Markets open in May.  Visit a Master Gardener Help Desk at your local Farmers Market.  Click here for the schedule.


The mission of the Marin Master Gardeners is to extend research based knowledge and information on home horticulture, pest management, and sustainable landscape practices to Marin residents.

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