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Home Gardening and Master Gardeners

There are so many reasons to garden!  Research has proven that school, home and community garden efforts provide benefits across the boarda: improved academic performance for schools, reduced food costs for families, healthier environment for communities and improved food-security and nutrition for the nation.  These are just a few reasons to garden!

A. James Downer, PhD
Farm Advisor for horticultural and plant pathololgy, and Master Gardener program supervisor
U.C. Cooperative Extension, Ventura County