Welcome to the Albuquerque Area Master Gardener Website!
Who are Master Gardeners? We are community volunteers trained in horticulture by the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service. We can answer both general and specific questions about all aspects of growing things. We can help you understand the science of the various soils in our area and tell you what grows best here. We can help with those pesky entomology, or bug, problems. We have up-to-date information about plant botany, plant diseases, growing fruits and vegetables, caring for your lawn, and growing roses. Are you interested in xeriscaping? We have information about that as well.
We are here to help you develop gardens that will thrive and be beautiful in our arid landscape.
Look through our frequently asked questions (FAQs). Explore our resources. If you can’t find an answer, please ask us a question. Someone will contact you to help you solve your problem.
How to contact us:
Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Service (CES)
1510 Menaul Extension NW (just North and West of I-40 and 12th Street)
The Extension Office is open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It is closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. until 12:30 p.m. Please call before coming to insure that someone will be there who can assist you.
Do you want to become a Master Gardener?
The Bernalillo County Extension Service begins recruiting volunteers in August for the class that begins in January of the following year. The 13-week training program takes place every Tuesday morning. Master Gardeners agree to work forty hours annually in a variety of service opportunities. For more information, please see Recruiting for 2014 Class.