Extension Master Gardener Helpline:


    Visit the Garden Help page for helpline information and current hours.

    Administrative Office:

    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Tel: (802) 656-9562 (Please, do not call this # with gardening questions. Visit Garden Help)
    Fax: (802) 656-4656
    Email: master.gardener@uvm.edu

    UVM Extension Community Horticulture Program

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

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

    CALS/Extension Plant Pathology:

    Dr. Ann Hazelrigg, Lab Director, and Faculty Supervisor 

    (802) 656-0493, ann.hazelrigg@uvm.edu

    CALS/Extension Community Horticulture:

    Beret Halverson, Program Outreach Specialist & Education Coordinator

    802-656-1777 | beret.halverson@uvm.edu

    Contact Me About: Questions related to online and in-person courses (content or format),  scholarships, advanced volunteer trainings, the annual state conference, annual reports, partnerships, promotion, social media, fundraising, grant writing, website updates, program related advertising and marketing. 

    Lisa Chouinard, Program Office & Helpline Assistant

    802-656-9562 | master.gardener@uvm.edu

    Contact Me About: Questions related to the Garden Helpline, online and in-person courses and event registrations, program budget questions, how to find something on the website, volunteer listservs, volunteer contact information, or status questions, tracking background checks and volutneer applications, requesting supplies, brochures and badges for volunteer projects and other miscellaneous day to day office related functions. 

    Cindy Heath, Volunteer Coordinator (Part Time)

    603-543-1307| cindy.heath@uvm.edu

    Contact Me About: How to start on-going projects and participate in both on-going and one-time volunteer projects, project partnership MOUs, how to record and report your volunteers hours, how to renew your annaul volunteer certification, how to re-active or transfer from another state, and for information about local volunteer Clubs/Chapters, local events, and volunteer and educational opportunities across the state.

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