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.
ORIENTATION SESSIONS will be held in June and early July for the upcoming training class. Click Here to sign up to attend an Orientation Session.
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?
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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 Fair
Thanks for joining us at the Fair!
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.
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
Emailing us? Please provide the following information:
- Name, phone number and city
Problem description - name of plant if applicable, when the problem began, cultural history such as watering, fertilizing, pruning, pesticides, etc.
Photographs of the problem, if possible