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Meet August 'Spotlight' UCCE Master Gardener Brenda Spoelstra

Brenda helping youth learn to garden at Micah House 3

I became a University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Master Gardener in San Bernardino County in January of 2019. I had learned about it from a friend who is an instructor with the UCCE Master Food Preserver program. She knew I liked...

micah house veggie garden 1
micah house veggie garden 1

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020 at 7:45 PM
  • Author: Brenda Spoelstra
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Food, Health, Yard & Garden

Spotlight on UCCE Master Gardener of San Bernardino County Loleta Cruse

Loleta Cruse head shot

When Loleta first learned she had been chosen for the Monthly Master Gardener Spotlight for March, she said she didn't think there would be much of interest about her to put in the article. I soon came to the realization that this was Loleta's humility...

Posted on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 1:34 PM
  • Author: Debbie Ledoux

Master Gardeners Are There When You Need Them - Monthly Master Gardener Spotlight: Bob & Sharon Yocum by Debbie LeDoux

Bob and Sharon sampling veggies at Crafton Hills garden

I met with Bob and Sharon Yocum recently on a beautiful, clear Southern California winter morning at the Crafton Hills College garden in Yucaipa, California. With the snow-capped San Gabriel Mountains in the distance, it was a perfect way to spend a...

Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 1:21 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Family, Food, Health, Yard & Garden

'Janet’s Jottings' by Janet Hartin, MG Program Manager, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties

Flower boxes adorn a Dublin pub, photo by Janet Hartin

European Flower Boxes Provide Beauty and a Welcoming Ambiance. Many European countries pride themselves on colorful displays of geraniums, ivy, and other flowers adorning window planters of hotels, restaurants, and even train stations.  I had...

Posted on Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11:22 AM
  • Author: Janet Hartin
Tags: Container Gardening (0), Dublin (0), Flower Boxes (0), How-to (0), Ireland (0), Planters (0)
Focus Area Tags: Yard & Garden

Email a trained University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer for Help With Your Plant Problems

Unlock the Door to One of the Best Kept Secrets in Southern California!

Did you know that University of California Cooperative Extension has trained Master Gardener volunteers ready to answer your home gardening and landscaping questions throughout the greater Los Angeles area?

Email the Master Gardener helpline in the county in which you reside for the most accurate information since climates and conditions vary across the southland:

Los Angeles County: Email:

San Bernardino County: Email:

Riverside County: Email:

Orange County: Email:

Visit for links to other Master Gardener helplines in over 50 California counties!

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audrey henry mg

Posted on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 5:21 PM

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