Master Gardeners

Have a gardening/landscape question?
Ask a Master Gardener

Master Gardeners are available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to answer questions and help you diagnose plant problems. Call 386-822-5778 or visit them at the Volusia County Agricultural Center, 3100 E. New York Ave., DeLand. 

Want to become a Master Gardener? 

Master Gardener Notebook

The source of information for the Florida gardener is available in both HTML (web page) and PDF format.

Gardening resources

Central Florida Yards and Neighbors
Florida-friendly landscaping 
Florida-friendly plant database
Florida Yards and Neighbors program

Learn online with Florida yards and Neighbors

UF/IFAS publications - Lawn, gardening and landscaping publications by the University of Florida
UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
The Neighborhood Gardener - newsletter
Vegetable Gardening Handbook- Part of the Master Gardener Notebook with helpful information on what works best in your vegetable garden.

Looking for information an a specific plant or problem? Go to the University of Florida library of publications to search for solutions.

Other links

Office map and directions

Joe Sewards, M.S. 
Urban/Residential Horticulture
Extension Agent
Master Gardener Coordinator


Daytona Beach

New Smyrna Beach