The Master Gardeners
Founder / Master Gardener
From left to right;
Jeff Rowe earned his master gardener certification in 2011.
He's been a news reporter all his life but urban farming has been his avocation.
Blanche Uyema was born and raised in Hawaii.
She earned her master gardener certification in 2019.
Her gardening interests include: Designing and creating butterfly gardens, flowers of all kinds.
Val Uyeda earned her master gardener certification in 2020 in Contra Costa County.
She transferred to LA County in 2021.
Her gardening interests include vegetable gardening and helping others to grow successfully.
She grew up in Los Angeles and spent her career as an environmental, health and safety professional in the energy business. She now works as a wine ambassador sharing her enjoyment of wine
Her other interests include paddleboarding, snow skiing, and pairing food and wine
Contact her at email@example.com
Below are some important links for Master Gardeners.
You can also find all of these links on your Home page in the VMS (https://ucanr.edu/portal/index.cfm, then click on UC Master Gardener Program VMS, Los Angeles County on the right).