Are You Interested in Becoming an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer? 

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Become an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer!

Join a network of passionate community members across the state dedicated to learning and sharing research-based information, enhancing their communities through volunteer service, and connecting people with the benefits of gardening through education and outreach. Become an NC State Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteer!

Enrolling in the EMG program offers the opportunity to cultivate a deeper understanding of gardening and horticulture while also contributing valuable, researched expertise to your local community.

When: Our 14-week course begins on Tuesday, Feb. 13th from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Locations: Alexander and Caldwell County Extension centers.

Cost: $125 (includes your book, demo supplies, and field trips!!)

Email sarah_christas@ncsu.edu or come by our office for an application.

Read more about becoming a NC State Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteer.

Topics Include:

  • Botany
  • Small fruits
  • Tree Fruits
  • Pesticide Safety & IPM
  • Wildflowers, Tree ID, & Wildlife
  • Gardening with Natives
  • Lawns & Weeds
  • Soil testing & Composting
  • Propagation
  • Vegetables & Raised beds
  • + More!