Become an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer!
Would 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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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:
Learn more about Extension’s Master Gardener Volunteer Program statewide on the NC Master Gardener Volunteer Website.