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Master Gardener Program inquiry

    Date Posted: Fri, Jun 17 - 1:54 am

    Question

  • I would like to reach Don Moore as I’m contemplating becoming a master gardener and also come from a medical background. Thank you
  • Answer

  • Hello! This is Don Moore. Feel free to reach me at dcmooreus@yahoo.com. I’d be happy to answer your questions about becoming a Master Gardener. Thanks for reaching out!

Becoming a Master Gardener

    Date Posted: Tue, Mar 08 - 9:14 pm

    Question

  • Hi, I want to become a Master Gardener! What are the deadlines to apply and how does that process look like? Thanks!
  • Answer

  • Hello there, So nice to hear you are interested in becoming a Master Gardener! The program is part of the Virginia Cooperative Extension and has offices in most counties in Virginia. Unfortunately, Richmond City does not currently have an extension agent to provide the training you are interested in. However, there are operational training programs in 3 nearby counties. Below are the 3 county offices and the contact phone numbers: Henrico (804) 501-5160, Chesterfield (804) 768-7576, Hanover (804) 752-4310. The basic components of the program are completing the training, completing the required hours for volunteering and education as an intern, and continuing to volunteer in your community annually. There are many opportunities for volunteering and providing education through community outreach. Please review the website: https://ext.vt.edu/lawn-garden/master-gardener/Become-a-Master-Gardener.html. It's full of information you'll find useful. Best of luck with your plans. We look forward to working with you!.