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We are your Colorado Yard and Gardening Experts

Gardening in Colorado can be challenging in our semi-arid climate. Larimer County Extension brings expertise and research from Colorado State University to the Larimer County community. Rely on our Horticulture Agent, Alison O’Connor, and the Master Gardeners to provide you with information and guidance on all aspects of your landscape.

Services for our Community

Learn about the gardening services available to you. Click here for more information.

  • Contact a Master Gardener. Do you have lawn or gardening question? Our volunteer Master Gardeners are here to get you answers.
  • The Tree Team. Master Gardeners are available for home visits to assess tree issues for a nominal fee.
  • Lawncheck. Lawn woes? Brown spots? Bare spots? Weeds? Schedule a Lawncheck.
  • Attend a gardening workshop. There are dozens of opportunities to learn more about specific yard and garden topics. Check out our upcoming workshops.

Special Programs

Larimer County Master Gardeners

Master Gardeners are life-long learners who complete an initial training that covers various aspects of horticulture with the intent to teach others while volunteering in our community.

Visit our 2020 Annual Report.

Colorado Gardener Certificate Program

The Colorado Gardener Certificate program is designed for those passionate about gardening. Certificate trainees receive the same training provided to Colorado Master Gardeners, but do not have a volunteer commitment.

Learn more here.

Larimer County Farmers’ Market

Since its debut in 1975, the Larimer County Farmers’ Market has been managed and supported by the Larimer County Master Gardeners. The Market is open on Saturdays, mid-May through October.

Temporary Office Closure

Our office is closing at 2pm on January 19th due to weather and road conditions. We are opening at 9am on January 20th and are closely monitoring the weather.