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Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers

Since 1979, North Carolina Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers (EMGVs) have been leaders in this internationally acclaimed program, guiding homeowners in making environmentally sound decisions in their landscapes. Trained by North Carolina State University faculty and staff, EMGVs provide research-based information about gardening and environmental stewardship to individuals and communities across the state. EMGVs engage the community through education and outreach on a wide variety of subjects and through a broad spectrum of projects, all designed to maximize their impact.

EMG volunteer teaching kids about plants.

Growing Young Gardeners

Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers in Buncombe County Show Us How Hands-on gardening experiences in childhood can cultivate a life-long appreciation …