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 Master Gardener 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 Master Gardener:

    Beret Halverson, State Program & Education Coordinator

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

    Contact Me About: Questions related to the Master Gardener or Composter courses (content or format), course scholarships, advanced Master Gardener or Composter trainings, the annual state master gardener conference, annual reports, partnerships, promotion, advertising and marketing. 

    Lisa Chouinard, Office & Helpline Assistant

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

    Contact Me About: Questions related to the Helpline management, as well as the general course format, course registration process or issues, how to find something on the program website, mailings, brochures, course certificates, and badges, or other office related functions. 

    Cindy Heath, Local Volunteer Coordinator

    603-543-1307| cindy.heath@uvm.edu

    Contact Me About:  Volunteering in your local region, volunteer projects, how to record volunteers hours, report hours and get certification, how to renew annaul certification, local Master Gardener Chapters, local events and educational opportunities in your region. 

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