How do Master
Gardeners volunteer their time?
gardening Q&A articles for the Journal News
site visit for homeowners
lectures to garden clubs and other groups through our Speakers'
demonstration gardens such as those at Hart's Brook Park in Greenburgh
and Hilltop Hanover Farm in Yorktown Heights
and giving technical guidance to school gardens
the Home Garden Lecture Series consisting of a series of six monthly
lectures given by local horticulture experts
the Master Gardener Photo Calendar for publication
does the training program cover?
Plants and Their Maintenance
Pathology and Entomology
and Organic Gardening
of Nuisance Wildlife
Vegetables and Herbs
How do I apply
for acceptance into the Master Gardener Volunteer Program?
must be a resident of Westchester County to apply for the CCE Westchester
Master Gardener Volunteer Program.
must complete an application and furnish two personal references
with your application.
interviews will be conducted from a pool of qualified applicants.
often is training offered?
-Every two years. The
next Master Gardener Training class is scheduled for January 2012,
but this is subject to budgetary constraints.
there a fee?
The fee is $450 for 2012.
here to see the brochure describing the MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM.
We are no longer accepting applications for 2012 MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER TRAINING.