We have trained over 3,648 Master Gardener volunteers and currently have 433 active volunteers directing 98 ongoing vetted and approved projects for educational outreach. The Master Gardener Helpline, staffed by trained volunteers, answers up to 1,000 calls/emails a year from Vermont gardeners. Since 1991, 51,185 Vermonters have reached out to us for horticulture and pest management advice.