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Garden Hotline

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UC Cooperative Extension
1430 Freedom Blvd, Suite E
Watsonville, CA 95076


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

Gardening Information

University of California Resources

Researchers at the University of California provide invaluable access to scientifically based gardening knowledge, including plant selection, pest management, and drought response.


Local Resources

Find links to local resources not connected with the UC Master Gardener Program that may be helpful to your gardening needs.

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Gardening Videos

View videos on a variety of gardening topics.

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Class Handouts & Presentations

Have you attended one of our wonderful low cost ($5) classes and want to download the handouts or presentation? 

Download class resources here

Master Gardener Blogs and FAQs

Find local, seasonal, and topical information from the blogs our members create and the questions our Hotline answers, tailored to our unique local environment on the central coast.

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Master Gardener Newsletters

Bimonthly publication of the UC Master Gardeners of the Monterey Bay

Issue Type
Ear To The Ground, Jan/Feb 2016 PDF
Ear To The Ground, Jul/Aug 2015 PDF
Ear To The Ground, May/Jun, 2015 PDF
Ear To The Ground, Mar/Apr, 2015 PDF
Ear To The Ground, Jan/Feb, 2015 PDF