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Program Impacts

The UC Master Gardener Program offers volunteer services and outreach to the general public. UC Master Gardener volunteers extend research based knowledge and information on home horticulture, pest management, and sustainable landscape practices to the residents of California.  With programs based in more than 50 California counties and 6,116 active members, UC Master Gardener volunteers donated 398,265 hours last year and have donated more than 5.4+ million hours since 1980!


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Healthy Communities 

Healthy Plants

Healthy Environments

Enhance local, sustainable, healthy food systems for families, neighborhoods and communities. Increase gardening and science literacy through quality education and outreach. Learn more >

Support healthy plants with sustainable landscaping practices, water conservation, water quality, green waste reduction, wildlife enhancement, and energy conservation. Learn more >

Preserve and encourage healthy environments with sustainable gardening practices, green waste reduction, and water conservation. Prevent, detect and manage invasive and endemic species. Learn more >