2019 Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training for Cabarrus County

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Master Gardener volunteers of Cabarrus County logoIf 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 2019.

  • 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, turfgrass, soils, fruits, and vegetables from Extension Agents and Specialists from NC State & NC A&T Universities. If you have questions, please contact Lauren Hill, N.C. Cooperative Extension of Cabarrus County Agent at (704) 920-3310 or by email at lhdunca3@ncsu.edu.

Training Program Location:  715 Cabarrus Ave. West, Concord, NC 28027

When:  Wednesday, January 16, 2019, through Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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 N.C. 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℠ volunteer 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 County to interesting gardens and nurseries, and meet people who share your interest in gardening and desire to help others.

Application: 2019 EMGV Application Cabarrus

Brochure: 2019 MG Information Brochure

Online: Online Registration