What Do Extension Master Gardeners Do?

Extension Master Gardeners are trained volunteers that educate and train the public in the latest gardening information and techniques.

These volunteers run plant clinics; answer phone requests for horticultural information; establish and maintain demonstration gardens; work with people who have disabilities, youth, the elderly, and other special groups in the community; design and implement community involvement projects; and much more!


  • Provide guidance on sustainable landscapes.
  • Conduct plant clinics.
  • Oversee teaching and demonstration gardens.
  • Staff the VCE Master Gardener Help Desk.
  • Run annual spring educational seminars.
  • And more!