Join us for our second annual Spring Plant Sale. It will be held this year in Hayward, CA. Heirloom tomatoes, peppers and many veggies, as well as other varieties selected to grow well in Alameda County, will be available. We will also have talks on how to grow vegetables throughout the day.
Contact Us - How to find Master Gardener Help
Address, phone number and e-mail address of the Master Gardener Program, as well as places to find Master Gardeners in the community and get your questions answered in person
Who Are Master Gardeners and What Do They Do?
Who are the Alameda County Master Gardeners? What do they do for the Community?
Want to be an Alameda County Master Gardener?
Trained volunteers provide practical advice, problem solving and educational programs to assist local gardeners and improve our environment. Read more about the Alameda Master Gardener Program and how to become a Master Gardener.
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University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Publications
Growing Your Own Food
It is fun and healthy to grow your own food. Learn how to grow fruits and vegetables efficiently and succesfully from preparation to harvest.
Your Alameda County Garden, Month-by-Month
Tips from Master Gardeners on gardening tasks you can do each month to make your garden healthy, beautiful and productive.
Master Gardeners have Demonstration Gardens in Oakland, Livermore and Fremont that you can visit. You can see drought tolerant landscaping and vegetable gardening methods and techniques demonstrated at our gardens.
Outstanding Plants for Alameda County
Master Gardeners have put together a list of plants or groups of plants that are beautiful, easy to grow, drought tolerant and provide food and shelter for wildlife.
Plant Pests and Diseases
Identify the plant diseases and pests in your garden. Find out how to control them in the safest, least toxic way.
Alameda County School and Community Gardening
If you need a little help (or even a lot) planning, getting started, or continuing with a school garden, there are plenty of resources out there for you.
Alameda County Fair
The Alameda County Fair was held June 17 through July 5th, 2015! This year's theme was "Rocking the Red, White, and Blue." We had a great time, thanks for joining us!
Home Agriculture News and Updates
Current information and important news for home gardeners in Alameda County
Master Gardeners In The News-Articles By Master Gardeners
View the online directory of gardening articles and publications written and compiled by Alameda County Master Gardeners.
Collaborators and Community Resources
The Master Gardener Program Collaborators, Friends, and Community Resources
Information for media outlets
|MG Favorites- MG’s share their favorite plants for spring||5/14/2016|
|MG Favorites- MG’s share their favorite plants for Summer/Fall||6/11/2016|
|Native Plant Maintenance-||7/9/2016|
|Lawn Replacement: What to put in place of a lawn||9/10/2016|
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