Roane County Master Gardeners
What is the Master Gardener Program?The Master Gardener program and training are conducted by the West Virginia University Extension Service through the county extension offices. The training provides gardeners with the opportunity to improve their horticultural knowledge and skills and to then share their expertise with the public through organized volunteer activities. The program topics covered include: botany, plant problem diagnosis, soils, ornamentals, pest management, fruits, vegetables, and plant propagation.
Becoming a Certified Master GardenerTo become a certified Master Gardener a person must first complete and submit a Master Gardener volunteer application. If the application is approved, the applicant must successfully complete 30 hours of classroom education and then give 30 hours of approved volunteer work to his or her community within one year of completing the classroom work.
Master Gardener Application
Master Gardener Code of Conduct
Master Gardener Policy Statement and Guidelines
WVU Master Gardener Program
Roane County Master GardenersRoane County has an active Master Gardener program. The Roane County Master Gardeners Association has devoted many hours to developing community garden projects, beautifying local areas with landscaping projects, and educating community members to promote best practices with gardening. Master Gardener training is conducted several times a year by Roane County Extension Agent, Brandy Brabham. For more information on Master Gardener classes, contact Brandy Brabham at 304-927-0975.
West Central Extension Master Gardener Bylaws
Master Gardeners’ Luncheon
Members of the Roane County Master Gardeners Association recently met at the Amma Senior Center for lunch to celebrate accomplishments of the past year.