Become an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer

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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.

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.To learn more about the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program, please call Tiffanee Boone at 910-259-1235 or email at Tiffanee_boone@ncsu.edu.

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.

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Application for the next Pender County

Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Course

EMGV Application

Applications are due by December 1st of every year 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 tiffanee_boone@ncsu.edu.

Training Schedule

Here is the  tentative training schedule for the 2022 Pender County Master Gardener course. Please note, Master Gardener training classes are only open to people enrolled in the course.

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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:

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