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Become a NC State Extension Master Gardener
The NC State Extension Master Gardener volunteers of Union County are a busy bunch of people. We host plant sales, free educational classes and workshops, maintain a beautiful teaching garden and large greenhouse, host a weekly WIXE radio show and work with schools, residents, the Scouts, community gardens and others to share gardening information and skills.
There is so much to do that we are certain you will find something you love! And no previous experience in necessary, we will train you, so join us!Find our more about our programs here.
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.
To Become a Union County Master Gardener
Complete Spring Training classes
Fill out the Application--2023
Complete Fall EMG Training classes
for more info click
Extension Master Gardener Training Schedule 2023
Contact Debbie Dillion for more information.
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