The Master Gardeners

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Louisa Bonnie

Phil Geisen

Jeff Rowe

Ernae Mothershed

Marlene Leyzaola

Melissa Shilling

Ofelia Rivera

Lee White

Valerie Uyeda

Stephanie Prien

Blanche Uyema

Cindy Koch

David Hedden

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Founder / Master Gardener

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Bee Keeper

Master Gardener

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Pollinator Expert

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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.

jfrowe@rocketmail.com

Call: 562-343-3834

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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.

You can reach her at buyema@ca.rr.com

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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 gardenlongbeach@gmail.com

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