Office Located at 100 West Custer Ave at the County Fairgrounds.

Extension Contact Information:

Agricultural Extension Agent
Brent Sarchet

4-H/Youth Development Agent
Mary Meyer

Administrative Support
Janet Cerovski

SNAP-Ed and Food Preservation Program Manager
Kim Degner

Phone: (406) 447-8346
Address:  100 W. Custer  Helena, MT 59602

Upcoming Events and Workshops:

The Lewis & Clark County Extension Service
This office serves as an outreach function of Montana State University dedicated to improving the quality of people's lives by providing research-based knowledge to strengthen the social, economic and environmental well-being of families, communities and agricultural enterprises.

The programs of the MSU Extension are available to all people regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status. Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Dr. Jeff Bader, Director of Extension, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717.

Slide Show

2012 Idaho Master Gardener Conference

2011 Master Gardener Celebration

2011 Master Gardener Celebration

Booth at the Helena Farmers' Market

Booth at the Helena Farmers' Market

Lincoln Community Garden

Booth at the Helena Farmers' Market

2011 Master Gardener Celebration

Master Gardener Conference

Master Gardener Conference

Gardening Season Extension Class at Food Share

Master Gardener Conference

Field Trip to DNRC Tree Nursery

Field Trip to DNRC Tree Nursery

Field Trip to DNRC Tree Nursery

Master Gardener Conference

Master Gardener Conference

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 2015 Level I Master Gardener Class
Classes are Thursdays 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm from March 5, 2015 - April 30, 2015.  Scholarship opportunities include: the Betsy Stimatz memorial scholarship ($50 value), Extension Office scholarship ($50 value), and the Helena Garden Club scholarship ($40 value). Contact the Extension Office for more information, 447-8346. 
Registration Form

For additional information on the Master Gardener Program, click here.

Information about the Helena Garden Club, click here.

The Growing Zone Newsletter
(Your gardening resource for Helena, Montana)
A publication of the Lewis & Clark County Extension Office
 and the Helena area Master Gardeners          

January 2015 Issue

November 2014 Issue

March 2014 Issue

December 2013 Issue

February 2013 Issue

December 2012 Issue

July 2012 Issue

April 2012 Issue

January 2012 Issue

October 2011 Issue

August 2011 Issue

June 2011 Issue

March 2011 Issue