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Become an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer!

Extension Master Gardener LogoWould you like to know how to garden more successfully? Do you want to learn about the science of gardening? Are you interested in sharing your knowledge with others? If so, you should become an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer!

Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are people just like you who have an interest in gardening and wish to share their knowledge with others through volunteering with Cooperative Extension’s consumer horticulture education program.

To learn more about the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program, come to an informational meeting at 10:00 am on October 5, 2016 at the Pender County Extension Center, 801 South Walker Street, Burgaw, NC. At the meeting, you will have a chance to meet Tim Mathews, Horticulture Agent, and get answers to any questions you may have about the EMGV program in Pender County. Applications to the program (see below) can be taken at this time, along with any associated fees for the program. We know you will be excited about what you will learn when you attend this informational meeting.

Training for the Pender County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program begins January of each year! Everything you need to help you apply to the program can be found below. If you have any questions please contact Tim Mathews, Pender County Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agent, at (910) 259-1235 or by email at .

Memo to Prospective Extension Master Gardeners

Please read this first for detailed information about how to become an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in Pender County.

Prospective Master Gardener Memo

Prospective Master Gardener Memo

Application for the 2017 Pender County

Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Course

Applications are due by December 2, 2016 and can be delivered in person to the Pender County Extension Office located at 801 S. Walker St., in Burgaw, sent by mail to the address listed on the application, or sent by email as an attachment to

2017 MG application

2017 MG application

Training Schedule

Here is the  tentative training schedule for the 2016 Pender County Master Gardener course. Please note, Master Gardener training classes are only open to people enrolled in the course.

Download 2017 Training Schedule in Word

Learn More About the

Extension Master Gardener Program!

Find out more about the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program and North Carolina Cooperative Extension from this factsheet:

EMG Brochure

 Learn more about Extension’s Master Gardener Volunteer Program statewide on the NC Master Gardener Volunteer Website.

Written By

Photo of Charlotte Glen, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCharlotte GlenState Coordinator, NC Extension Master Gardener Program (919) 515-1226 charlotte_glen@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
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