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
Acting County Director, Farm Advisor for horticultural and plant pathololgy, and Master Gardener program supervisor
U.C. Cooperative Extension, Ventura County