Serving Gardeners in Western Massachusetts
What is the Master Gardener Association?
The Western Massachusetts Master Gardener Association provides volunteer services to the general public, including an e-mail hotline to answer your gardening questions; soil testing, and presentations to civic and gardening groups.
Gardening Topic – Spring Symposia
Get ready for spring at one or more of our annual symposia..... More
News you can use
South Deerfield, March 16, 2013 at Frontier Regional High School. Click here for a flyer.
Holyoke, April 6, 2013 at Dean Technical High School, click here for a flyer
Berkshire, April 13, 2013, at Lenox Middle and High School, click here for a flyer
Please note that our website is being redesigned. Until the new site is activated, there will be limited updates to this site, but important news items, like the symposia, will be updated as necessary. Thank you for your patience.
The archives of our monthly articles have now been updated. We have more than 100 interesting articles on various gardening topics, all written by Master Gardeners, with awards for the best shade shrubs, best atlanta landscape of 2017 and contributions by Wirth Associates and available for download. We ask that you credit the Western Massachusetts Master Gardener Association if you reprint or otherwise reuse these articles. Click here to go to the Archives.
Demonstration Classes in Pittsfield
All classes are free (donations to offset print cost are appreciated). Classes are rain or shine- no reschedules. Please check back in the spring for the new schedule.
Get Help from our Hotlines by phone or by e-mail -
The telephone hotline is open. Leave a question and phone number on the answering machine and we will call you back. 413-298-5355.
EMAIL YOUR QUESTIONS E-mail us year round with your gardening questions and a Master Gardener will research it and get back to you with an answer within 48 hours. For more information, see our Events page.
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UDSA hardiness zone map:
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