Master Gardeners logoHave a question about seed starting or weed control? Need to know what to do about ants or why your day lilies are droopy? Would you like a list of water-wise plants or suggestions for what to plant on that slope? Do you want information on how to make your yard safer from fire or how to build a bluebird house?

The Mariposa County Master Gardener help desk is back to its summer schedule. The office is staffed Tuesdays 9 a.m. to noon and Thursdays 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Home gardeners with questions may call any time to the message phone, (209) 966-7078; drop in at the office, 5009 Fairgrounds Road, Mariposa, on Tuesdays and Thursdays; or email any time to