San Luis Obispo County
University of California
San Luis Obispo County

Staff

Commercial Growers-Contact:

Mary Bianchi - Horticulture Farm Advisor
Specialities: General Horticulture including Tree Fruit, Citrus, Avocado, Nuts, and Farm Water Quality. mlbianchi@ucanr.edu

Dr. Surendra Dara- Strawberry and Vegetable Crops Advisor
Specialities:  Strawberries, vegetables, entomology and plant pathology
skdara@ucanr.edu

Dr. Mark Gaskell- Farm Advisor
Specialties: Small Farms/Speciality crops mlgaskell@ucanr.edu

Mark Battany- Viticulture Farm Advisor
mcbattany@ucanr.edu


Backyard Gardeners-Contact:


Visit the Master Gardener's website:  http://ucanr.edu/sites/mgslo/


Email the Master Gardeners:  anrmgslo@ucanr.edu

Call or visit the Master Gardeners Helpline:
San Luis Obispo Master Gardener Helpline:
2156 Sierra Way, Suite C
San LUis Obispo, CA 93401
Monday and Thursday, 1:00p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(805) 781-5939

Templeton Master Gardener Helpline:
350 N. Main St., Suite B
Wednesday 9:00am to 12:00pm
(805) 237-3100

Arroyo Grande Master Gardener Helpline: 
810 W. Branch Street
Wednesday, 10:00am to 12:00pm
(805) 473-7190

Webmaster Email: kjerdin@co.slo.ca.us