• master gardener collage of flowers, dirt, and volunteers in garden

    The UVM Extension Master Gardener program cultivates gardening communities through volunteer education and demonstration. Our volunteers work throughout the state to promote successful, safe, and environmentally prudent, research-based consumer horticulture practices. 

Our volunteers are leaders who partner with local community groups to create access to plants and green space for health and wellbeing, to grow and distribute local food, to create resilient landscapes, to promote invasive species management, to educate on ways to help wildlife/pollinators, and to teach their communities how to compost and maintain healthy soil ecology.

Blooming daylilies

Master Gardener Course

Become an Extension Master Gardener volunteer.

Plants demonstration

Events Calendar

Master Gardener Projects & Events are happening all around the state.

Sorted tubs of compost

Master Composter Course

Become a Vermont Master Composter volunteer.

Map showing master gardener locations state-wide

Our Network in Vermont

Extension Master Gardeners are active volunteers with more than 90 projects around Vermont.

Ask a Master Gardener

Master Gardener Helpline

Got Gardening Questions? Contact us!

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Gardening Resources

Need help with a gardening or composting project?

This work is supported by Crop Protection and Pest Management Program [grant no. 2017-70006-27143/1013802] from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.