Master Gardener
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Master Gardeners participated in a Q & A Booth at the EPCOT Flower Show on May 14, 2011. Pictured right to left are Connie Bronson, Urban Horticulture Agent Jim Moll, Monte Anderson, Henry Lamwers, Deb Swanson and Ralph Gelso

  

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 October 2012 10:30
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Master Gardener Nursery Print

  

The Hernando County Master Gardener Nursery is located at 19490 Oliver St. in Brooksville. Residents can purchase Florida-Friendly plants on Wednesdays from 8:30am - 10:45 a.m.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 October 2012 10:30
 
Master Gardener Information Print

Interested in becoming a Hernando County Master Gardener? Call 754-4433 or email  Donnab@hernandocounty.us, to add your name to the prospective Master Gardener email contact list.


 

The horticulture agent recruits and manages a cadre of 65-70 volunteers who help support the various Extension educational programs. Major Master Gardener activities include:

  • Plant Clinics at the Extension Office and Lowes in Spring Hill
  • Weekly work sessions at various Extension demonstration garden sites
  • Monthly training meetings. Meetings are 3 hours in length and address topics related to environmental landscape management.
  • 4-H related educational opportunities
  • Opportunities to provide education to homeowners' associations, and other groups
  • Educational field trips and seminars

 

More information on the Master Gardener Program
This 12 week course prepares volunteers to help disseminate horticultural information to homeowners.

Volunteers are exposed to environmentally sound horticultural practices that will help to reduce the large inputs of water, fertilizer and pesticides.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 March 2013 07:46
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