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 & Administrative office (JPG) |

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 pests 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 and grants, website updates, general program policies and operations). Questions about online and in-person courses and scholarships, advanced volunteer trainings/continuing education and the annual conference, and questions about the Gardener Helpline operations. Questions related to volunteering, including approved projects, how to start projects and participate in both on-going and one-time volunteer projects, and volunteer Chapters.






Lisa Chouinard, Office & Program Support Assistant

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, badges, project signs, how to record and report your volunteer hours, how to re-activate or transfer from another state's EMG program, and/or other miscellaneous day to day administrative office related functions, please contact me. If you are an organization, contact me about how to request assistance from an Extension Master Gardener or Composter.


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