Master Gardeners

Master Gardeners are volunteers who assist their local cooperative extension offices in educating the public in general gardening practices as well as the proper use of pesticides and fertilizers. 

Speaker for an Event

Master Gardener's would be glad to speak to your organization or be at your event.
Please call the Gloucester County Extension office at 804-693-2602.

Quote of the Month

"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope." - Maya Angelou

Our Mission

Our mission as trained volunteers in partnership with the Gloucester County, Virginia Cooperative Extension, is to provide horticultural educational opportunities to the public, through research-based horticultural education programs and activities to enhance the environment and lives of residents in our community.

Volunteering

For more information about becoming a master gardener volunteer, call 804-693-2602.

Virginia Cooperative Extension Programs

Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of:

  • Age
  • Color
  • Disability
  • Marital or Family Status
  • National Origin
  • Political Beliefs
  • Race
  • Religion
  • Sex
  • Sexual Orientation

We are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

Disabled

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services, or other accommodations to participate in a Gloucester Extension activity, please contact the Gloucester Extension Office at 804-693-2602.

  • TDD during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.
  • TDD number is 800-828-1120.

Website Endorsement

Some of the websites cited are commercial websites. Under no circumstances does this mean Master Gardeners endorse or promote the purchase of any of the items listed. These websites are offered only for informational / educational purposes and not an endorsement of any products or methods.

Sources

This website contains information from various sources. Some scientific and some "old wives tales." Some methods and techniques cited are provided for your information and have not been tested by Virginia Cooperative Extension and therefore are not recommended by Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Have Gardening Questions?

  • Speak with a Master Gardener in person Tuesday's at the Gloucester Main Library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Speak with a Master Gardener by phone on Thursday's at Gloucester's Extension Office from 2 to 3 p.m. at 804-693-2602.