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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

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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!
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