Master Gardener Programs

  1. About Extension Master Gardeners
  2. How to Apply
  3. Training Information
  4. Volunteer Projects

Who Are Extension Master Gardeners?

Virginia Master Gardeners are volunteer educators who work within their communities to encourage and promote environmentally sound horticulture practices though sustainable landscape management education and training.

As an educational program of Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Master Gardener's bring the resource of Virginia's land grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University to the people of the commonwealth.


Extension Master Gardeners work specifically toward the following goals:

  • Enhancing the environment through sustainable landscape practices.
  • Producing food in public and private gardens to improve human nutrition and food security.
  • Using horticulture and landscaping to positively impact youth and improve the overall quality of life for Virginia's Citizens.

Open House

Learn more about the Master Gardener Program in Chesterfield County.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 3 - 6:00 pm at the Central Library Meeting Room

9501 Lori Road, Chesterfield, 23832. 

  • Speak with current Master Gardener Volunteers
  • Fill out an application for the 2020 training
  • Light refreshments provided