Extension Master Gardener Helpline:

Please visit the Garden Help page if you have gardening questions! 

Administrative Office:

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tel: (802) 656-9562 (For program questions only). For gardening questions, please visit https://www.uvm.edu/extension/mastergardener/helpline
Fax: (802) 656-4656
Email: master.gardener@uvm.edu to be placed on course mailing lists

63 Carrigan Dr., Jeffords Hall - Room 206
Burlington, Vermont 05405

Google Map | Directions to Helpline (PDF) | Directions to Administrative Office (PDF)

CALS/Extension Community Horticulture:

Dr. Ann Hazelrigg, Plant Pathology/ Director-Plant Diagnostic Clinic & Community Horticulture Programs

802-656-0493 | ann.hazelrigg@uvm.edu

Contact Me About: Questions related to commercial pest and diseases.

Deb Heleba

Deb Heleba, Statewide Outreach & Education Program Manager

802-656-1777 - debra.heleba@uvm.edu

Contact Me About: Questions related to program management, (annual reports, partnerships, fundraising, grant writing, website updates, general program policies and operations). Questions about online and in-person courses and scholarships, in-person/online advanced volunteer trainings, questions about the annual conference, and questions about the Gardener Helpline operations.






Lisa Chouinard, Office & Program Support Generalist

802-656-9562 | lisa.chouinard@uvm.edu

Contact Me About: Finding gardening resources, how to use the volunteer listservs, how to contact volunteers/chapters around the state, questions about background checks and volunteer applications, or want to be placed on our course mailing lists. If you are a volunteer and have requests for supplies, brochures and badges for projects and/or other miscellaneous day to day administrative office related functions, please contact me.





Cindy Heath, Volunteer Coordinator (Part-Time)

603-504-4642 (C) | cindy.heath@uvm.edu

Contact Me About: Questions related to volunteering, including how to start projects and participate in both on-going and one-time volunteer projects; How to record and report your volunteer hours; How to renew your annual volunteer certification; How to re-activate or transfer from another state's EMG program; Information about volunteer Chapters and projects; and, if you are an organization, How to request assistance from an Extension Master Gardener or Composter.

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Your support helps us continue to train new EMG and Vermont Master Composter students, provide continuing education to members, operate the Garden Information Helpline and place EMG volunteer educators in outreach projects throughout Vermont.