Marin Master Gardeners
University of California
Marin Master Gardeners

Our Projects


Help Desk

Information on how to visit, call or e-mail our Help Desk in Novato where our volunteers will provide expert advice.


Farmers’ Markets

Visit a Master Gardener Help Desk with your garden questions at a local Farmers’ Market (May to October).


IJ Articles

An organized searchable archive of Marin Master Gardener articles that have been published in the Marin IJ.


Edible Demonstration Garden

Visit our garden at the Indian Valley Organic Farm in Novato to learn best practices for growing food at home.


School and Community Gardens

Learn how our garden consultants can help community and school gardens with planning and training volunteers.


Marin County Fair

Visit our booth at this fun event to talk to expert gardeners and get advice about sustainable gardening practices.


Dig It, Grow It, Eat It (youth)

A one-day workshop on edible plants and nutrition for third grade students participating with their teachers.


Farm Day (youth)

Marin Master Gardeners work with students attending this annual event at the Marin Center Exhibition Hall.


Marin-Friendly Garden Walks

Find out how to schedule a Garden Walk during which expert volunteers will help you improve water efficiency.


The Leaflet

A free monthly e-newsletter with seasonal advice and expert tips.  View articles and sign up to receive at home.


Falkirk Garden

This San Rafael garden features different areas focused on plants that thrive in our Mediterranean climate.


Harvey’s Garden

This garden at Blackie’s Pasture in Tiburon transformed a former parking area into a beautiful low-water garden.


Tomato Market

For our major fundraiser, we grow tomato varieties that are selected to taste great and do well in Marin.


Speakers’ Bureau

Want a speaker to come to your venue?  Find out how and see the list of available topics.


Exploring Habitats (youth)

Field trips for second graders focused on nature and the environment held at at the Marin Art and Garden Center.


Native Plant Propagation

Master Gardeners help Marin County Parks propagate native plants for habitat restoration projects.

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