Marin Master Gardeners
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Marin Master Gardeners

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Participate in the 2018 Tomato Survey!

We hope you enjoyed growing delicious tomatoes this summer. We’re planning for next year’s Tomato Market on Saturday, April 27, 2019. To help us decide which varieties to grow, we’d appreciate feedback on how your 2018 plants fared and which varieties you liked best. The survey is brief and will only take a few minutes to complete. Thank you for your input.

Plant a Winter Cover Crop

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Planting winter cover crops in avegetable garden can improve the soil and lead to better production the following summer. A Mill Valley master gardener who planted a cover crop for the first time last year shares what she learned about planting cover crop...

Convert Your Lawn By Sheet Mulching

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!

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Rats, Rats, Rats

Rats are a big problem this year.  Find useful information to help solve your rat problem here.

Sheet Mulching - Great Results With Limited Effort

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Have you decided to reduce, or not plant your winter edible garden?  Is there a part of your garden that needs development or a redo?  Wondering what to do with that portion of the garden during the coming winter months?  Try sheet mulching...

Spiders - Check Your Facts

Don’t believe everything you read about spiders!

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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