Garden Talks

MGV's share their knowledge with off-site and on-site Garden Talks,

Master Gardener Volunteers

The Master Gardener Program is a national program of trained volunteers who work in partnership with their county Cooperative Extension office to expand educational outreach throughout the community by providing home gardeners with research-based information.

Master Gardener Volunteers (MGV) assist with gardening projects in the community, teach classes and workshops, provide information and soil pH testing at events, and answer gardening questions.

Madison County Master Gardener volunteers are an integral component of the counties' outreach program in educating:

  • Home gardeners
  • 4-H Clubs
  • Youth in after-school programs
  • Community & school gardeners
  • Gardening clubs and other groups

Master Gardener Volunteers:

  • Offer over classes each year on gardening topics
  • Answer calls each year on the garden "helpline"
  • Write garden articles¬†
  • Demonstrate projects in public places
  • Participate in community improvement projects
  • Increase awareness for best practices in gardening

Last updated March 11, 2024