Novice gardeners and master gardeners share a love of and respect for nature, which is one of the many reasons why they naturally seek out like-minded individuals to organize clubs or associations.
The new volunteer reporting system (VRS) for SDSU Extension Master Gardeners is now available. This web-application will allow SDSU Extension Master Gardeners the ability and convenience of submitting their volunteer hours and training activities through the means of an on-line interface which can be accessed by the state’s Master Gardener program administrators.
View the criteria and applications for the Earl Dailey Memorial Endowment Professional Improvement Grant and Project Grant. Applications are due March 30.
If you enjoy preserving food, volunteering and helping your community, SDSU Extension's Master Food Preserver volunteer program may be for you!
A Master Gardener for more than 20 years, Cindy Jungman says the continuous education the program offers has been valuable.
Whether volunteering as a Master Gardener or a Master Food Preserver, Tim Schreiner says the interaction with people and seeing that “light bulb” moment after a conversation is really the fun part of the programs.
This guide offers current and prospective SDSU Extension Master Gardeners information on: applying for the program, maintaining certification, categorizing and reporting service hours, understanding the various levels of volunteer service and much more!
Use this guide to navigate the complete Science of Agriculture program; from recruiting team members all the way through celebrating at the end of the season.
SDSU Extension’s Master Gardener program develops gardening enthusiasts into expert volunteers who share their research-based knowledge with community members across the state.