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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.

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2022 Garden Tour

2022 garden tour - eventbrite

Saturday, June 11 | 10 am - 4 pm 

A self-guided tour of 10 beautiful, water-wise and pollinator-friendly gardens in Santa Cruz County.

Thank you to all the wonderful attendees, garden owners and our sponsors for making the garden tour a success!

Read about our featured gardens

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.
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