Extension Master Gardener Helpline:

Visit the Garden Help page for helpline information and current hours. Before mailing or dropping specimens off to the helpline office, please read how to handle insect and plant specimens for identification (PDF).

UVM Extension Master Gardener Helpline University of Vermont
63 Carrigan Dr., Jeffords-201
Burlington, Vermont 05405-0107
Hours: Seasonal - visit Garden Help for current hours
1-800-639-2230 (or Chittenden County only - 802-656-5421)

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

Gabrielle Maia, Lab Assistant


CALS/Extension Master Gardener:

Beret Halverson, State Program & Education Coordinator

802-656-1777 | beret.halverson@uvm.edu - Please do not send home gardening questions to this email - visit Garden Help

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. Please do not contact me with general volunteer questions or with website or tech issues.

Lisa Chouinard, Office & Helpline Assistant

802-656-9562 | master.gardener@uvm.edu - Please do not send home gardening questions to this email - visit Garden Help

Contact Me About: Questions related to the Helpline, as well as the general course format, course registration process or issues, how to find something on the website, mailings, brochures, course certificates, and badges, or other office related functions. Please do not contact me with specific questions about courses (if you are a student), advanced trainings, or volunteering.

Cindy Heath, Local Volunteer Coordinator

603-675-9123| cindy.heath@uvm.edu - Please do not send home gardening questions to this email - visit Garden Help

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. Please do not contact me about course registration, office related functions or with specific questions about the courses (if you are a student).


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