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2019 NEWPORT NEWS MASTER GARDENERS PROGRAM

Newport News Master Gardeners at Grin and Grow Garden at Riverview Farm Park
Newport News Master Gardeners at Grin and Grow Garden at Riverview Farm Park

2019 NEWPORT NEWS MASTER GARDENERS PROGRAM

We serve the community by educating the public to promote safe, efficient, and rewarding gardening and horticultural practices.

Find out more about the Newport News Master Gardeners

How to become a Master Gardener?
• We offer day and night classes to accommodate retired and working day applicants. • Applications will be available now! See the bottom of this page for a copy. • Interviews will start soon after completed applications are received. • The deadline to receive the applications is August 1, 2019. • For more information, please visit our webpage https://www.nnmastergardeners.org or call the Newport News Extension Office at 757-591-4838. (If you live outside of the City of Newport News, please call us for information on the Extension Office nearest you.)

Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener?

BECOME A MASTER GARDENER!

More applications will be available in April 2020.

Training is usually conducted from September to November on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am to noon plus 3 selected Saturday mornings (for the day class) and from August to November on Wednesday nights from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm plus 3 selected Saturday mornings (for the night class).

Contact us at VCE or NNMGA (Newport News Master Gardener Association) for a copy of the application. The total fees in 2019 were $150 (if paid by June 1st, 2019) and $160 (if paid after June 1st, 2019) to be made payable to the Newport News Master Gardeners c/o VCE-Newport News if you live in Newport News.

As a Extension Master Gardener Intern in Newport News, you will be required to volunteer 50 hours in approved programs in your first year and 20 volunteer hours (plus 8 continuing education hours) in subsequent years.

If you live outside of Newport News, please feel free to call us at 757-591-4838 for guidance on where to apply and mail the fee. See below for PDF format copy.

Deadline for Master Gardener Trainee Applications: JULY 1st, 2020.

Please call us at 757-591-4838 for further details.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call our Help Desk at 757-591-4838.

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