UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County
University of California
UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County

How can we help you?

COVID-19 Temporary Office Closures

Sorry, our office is temporarily closed. 

We are not currently accepting phone calls, walk-ins or specimen drop offs.

For all of your gardening questions, please use our e-mail. We monitor it regularly: 


At this time, the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center (including the Water-Efficient Landscape gardens) is also closed.

Below on this page: Find our office and Find the Horticulture Center

Advice to Grow By - Ask Us!
Advice to Grow By - Ask Us!
Sacramento County UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who provide University of California approved research-based horticulture information to home gardeners of our county through:

Sacramento County Master Gardeners collaborate with city and county departments to provide information on water quality and composting, they maintain the demonstration gardens at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, and coordinate events.


Contact us

Have a home gardening question?  Ask the Master Gardeners! 

Telephone Help Desk:
Monday through Thursday
9 AM to Noon, 1 to 4 PM
The Master Gardener Office is closed on Fridays, but UCCE is open.


  • Visit us at 4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento, CA  95827See "Find Us" below for directions. Please call for walk-in office hours. 

  • Call us at (916) 876-5338.  If you call outside our office hours, please leave both your phone number and e-mail address so that we may respond to you in a timely manner.

  • Email us at mgsacramento@ucanr.edu   Please use e-mail if you want to submit photos along with your question(s).  Also, please include your daytime phone number in case we have questions.
UC Cooperative Extension Office: (916) 875-6913.

Find our office (Find the Horticulture Center)

Click to enlarge photo of the office.
Click to enlarge photo of the office.

UC Cooperative Extension Sacramento County Master Gardeners
4145 Branch Center Road
Sacramento, CA  95827

4145 Branch Center Road is located at the corner of Kiefer Blvd. and Branch Center in a single story building.  There is parking on the street in front on Branch Center or on the side of the building on Agriculture Lane.  If you use a mapping app, you may end up incorrectly across the street at the Juvenile Court building and parking lot. 

For driving directions from your location, click the red balloon on the map below.


Find our events

Harvest Day ~ Open Gardens ~ January Pruning Workshop

The Master Gardeners maintain a beautiful horticulture center in Fair Oaks where we invite the public to visit and learn about growing vegetables, fruits, herbs and water efficient plants.  We also demonstrate composting techniques. See our schedule for open days.

Fair Oaks Horticulture Center
Inspired by Chuck Ingels
11549 Fair Oaks Blvd
Fair Oaks, CA 95628

Driving Directions

Harvest Day 2016
Harvest Day 2016


4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento, CA 95827       Master Gardener Phone:  916.876.5338             Fax:  916.875.6233

Webmaster Email: janfetler@gmail.com