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Extension Master Gardener

NC State Extension Master Gardener volunteers provide unbiased, research-based information on gardens, lawns and landscapes.

Under the guidance and direction of Extension agents, volunteers complete a 40-hour training program, pass an examination, and complete at least a 40-hour internship.

To remain active in the program volunteers must log a minimum of 20 hours of volunteer time and a minimum of 12 hours of continuing education each year.

Is the Extension Master Gardener Program for Me?

To help you decide if you should apply to become a Extension Master Gardenersm volunteer, ask yourself these questions:

  • Do I want to learn more about growing many types of plants?
  • Am I eager to participate in a practical and intense training program?
  • Do I look forward to sharing my knowledge with people in my community?
  • Do I have enough time to attend training sessions and to serve as a volunteer?

2018 Training

This year’s training program will be on Thursdays from 2-4pm starting August 2nd, 2018 and ending December 13th. There will be no class Thanksgiving or Dec. 6th.

Download the Application and submit it along with $150 by July 20th, 2018

EMG Application 2018

Fee includes: 40 hours of instruction, a hardcover Extension Gardener Handbook, supplies, and any course trips.

For more information about becoming an Extension Master Gardener, call 704-983-3987 or email jdadcock@ncsu.edu

Written By

Photo of Dustin Adcock, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDustin AdcockExtension Agent, Agriculture- Field Crops & Horticulture (704) 983-3987 (Office) dustin_adcock@ncsu.eduStanly County, North Carolina
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