NC Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program
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How to Become An NC Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer In Union County
NC Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Union County work with NC State Extension to provide gardeners with unbiased, science-based information on sustainable gardening, lawn, and landscape practices.
Under the guidance of N.C. Cooperative Extension agents, volunteers complete an intensive (but fun), hands-on training program, pass an examination, and complete a 50-hour internship with N.C. Cooperative Extension in Union County. To remain active in the program volunteers must log a minimum of 25 hours of volunteer service and 15 hours of continuing education each year.
To help you decide if you should apply to become an Extension Master Gardener volunteer of Union County, consider 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?
No previous training is necessary to become an Extension Master Gardener volunteer of Union County, just a passion for gardening and a desire to volunteer in your community. Benefits of serving as an Extension Master Gardener volunteer of Union County include:
- Learn from outstanding horticulture experts
- Become knowledgeable and skilled in a variety of gardening subjects
- Teach others about sustainable gardening, lawns, and landscapes
- Help gardeners solve problems
- Learn how to identify and diagnose common diseases and insects
- Work with others who share your interests
- Continue to learn through workshops, field trips, conferences, and hands-on training
- Lead environmental education efforts in schools and neighborhoods
- Transform yards, people and communities
- Frequently Asked Questions about the Extension Master Gardener Program in Union County
- 2021 Extension Master Gardener Training Schedule
- 2021 EMGV Program Application
- Volunteer Opportunities for Master Gardener Volunteers
Have questions or want to receive an application packet by mail? Contact
Debbie Dillion at email@example.com or by calling 704-283-3729.
Learn more about NC State Extension’s Master Gardener Volunteer Program.