Hero Image

Garden Advice Line

Complete our online form

UC Cooperative Extension
1432 Abbott Street
Salinas, CA 93901

(831) 763-8007


MBMG Logo2

Monterey Bay Master Gardeners is a non-profit 501(c)(3) program supporting the work of the UC Master Gardeners of Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties program.

Welcome, Bienvenidos!

Advice to Grow By...Ask a Master Gardener!
Have a pest problem? Or wondering which plants are drought-resistant? We are here to help our local home gardening community. Contact us on our advice line!
You can also find helpful information about gardening in Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Benito Counties throughout our website. Ahora también tenemos recursos en español.
What's New From The UC Blogs
  • A gray hairstreak butterfly, Strymon melilnus, on fava beans. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    A Gray Streak on the Fava Beans

    Seen any gray hairstreaks, lately? No, not on someone's head. This is the butterfly, Strymon melilnus, from the Lycaenidae family, known as the gossamer-winged butterflies. It's an ashy gray butterfly with a white border. You'll also see orange spots...

    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
UC Master Gardener Program Statewide Blog
Master Gardener Public Events
Event Name Date
Start Your Summer Vegetable Garden - FREE class 4/14/2021
Community Events
Event Name Date
What's Happening in the Demo Garden?
Visit Our Plant Doctor