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Currituck County Center OfflineEventAttendanceMode N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, 120 Community Way #120, Barco, NC 27917, USA N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, 120 Community Way #120, Barco, NC 27917, USA Pasquotank County Center 2 months agoRegister with Eventbrite
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Do you enjoy gardening and talking with others about it? Do you have a passion for making a difference in your community? If so, consider becoming a part of the Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers! The Extension Master Gardener volunteers are an outreach group part of N.C. Cooperative Extension and N.C. State University. These volunteers serve their community by sharing research-based information on horticulture-related issues and community beautification projects.

To become a certified Extension Master Gardener volunteer, individuals receive horticulture and plant science training from their local Cooperative Extension Center through a 13-week course given by a variety of local speakers and Extension personnel. New volunteers are encouraged to participate in various other activities and events throughout the year. Some of these events include: hosting a community Flower and Garden Show each spring, an annual Fall Plant Sale, maintaining a local landscape demonstration garden, propagating and managing a greenhouse full of different plant varieties, presenting educational programs, and partnering with local 4-H horticulture clubs and elementary schools. 

Course classes begin on Thursday, September 5, 2023, and will meet at the NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC. 27917 every Tuesday and Thursday from 6 pm. to 8 pm. ending on December 12, 2023. The fee for the class is $75.00, which includes state fees, a name tag, a soil sample test, and other course supplies. All class materials can be accessed online for free. If you would like a hardcopy coursebook, the fee will be $135.00. Sign up on Eventbrite today using the following link:  2023 Currituck Master Gardener Course.

If you have questions about the class, or if you need accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Chris Blaha at 252-232-2262 or email ctblaha@ncsu.edu no later than ten business days before the event. 

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