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Garden Hotline

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online requests

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.

Ask a Local Master Gardener on the Hotline

The link below takes you to our self service area. You can submit a question to a Master Gardener volunteer and/or access our growing Master Gardener knowledge base.

For questions, please provide complete information including:

  • brief subject or topic
  • contact information, including location
  • description of what's happening, what type of plant, and any relevant history about changes in watering, fertilizer, pest control, or gardening practices.
  • photo(s) of plants or pests if appropriate and available (3 MB / photo max; formats jpg, gif, bmp, png).

Our volunteers strive to answer questions within 5 business days.

optional: if you wish to view, edit or ask about your question, you can create an account in the self service area.