2018 Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training for Cabarrus County

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If you are interested in gardening and would like to share your experience and education with others, ask yourself the following questions and consider attending The Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training for Cabarrus County which will begin in January 2018.

  • Do I want to learn more about the care of 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 and to complete volunteer service?

If you answered yes to these questions, the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program could be for you! You will learn about such topics as entomology, landscape design, turf grass, soils, fruits and vegetables from Extension Agents and Specialists from NC State & NC A&T Universities. If you have questions, please contact Lauren Hill, Cabarrus County Cooperative Extension Agent at (704) 920-3310 or by email at lhdunca3@ncsu.edu.

Training Program Location:  715 Cabarrus Ave. West, Concord, NC 28207

When:  Wednesday, January 17, 2018, through Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Time:  1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost:  $150.00

Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program is a national program of trained volunteers who work in partnership with their county Cooperative Extension Offices to extend research-based information throughout the community. The services they provide can consist of answering gardening questions by telephone, conducting plant clinics, school gardening, and other activities that promote gardening.

Subsequent advanced Extension Master Gardener training sessions and workshops will assist you to become a more knowledgeable gardener. Additionally, you will receive many publications and related materials to help you stay current on gardening information and methods, be afforded the opportunity to attend workshops around the State and international conferences, travel with other  Extension Master Gardeners of Cabarrus Countyto interesting gardens and nurseries, and meet people who share your interest in gardening and desire to help others.

Application: 2018 EMGV Application Cabarrus PDF

Brochure:2018 Master Gardener Information Brochure- Cabarrus

Online: Online Registration