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Lee County Offering Master Gardener Volunteer Program Training

March 14, 2024
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Lee County residents passionate about gardening can cultivate their skills and give back to the community through the 2024 Master Gardener Volunteer Program Training Course.

Certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) dedicate their time to various environmental and horticultural organizations within Lee County and surrounding areas, including SCCF.

Course Dates: The 12-week program kicks off the week of Aug. 20 and runs through Nov. 20, skipping the week of Labor Day (Sept. 2-6, 2024).

Flexible Learning: The course is designed with convenience in mind, starting online to accommodate the summer heat and transient residents. The latter portion of the program transitions to hands-on, in-person learning experiences.

Focus on Florida: The curriculum is specifically tailored to Lee County’s unique environment and population profile, ensuring the knowledge and skills gained are directly applicable to local gardening practices.

Ready to join the program? Apply by May 31 here

About the Florida Master Gardener Program
The Florida Master Gardener Program is an outreach program composed of UF/IFAS Extension certified volunteers who are trained to provide research-based horticultural education to Florida residents. Master Gardeners complete a rigorous training program and volunteer their time to educate the public through workshops, demonstrations, and gardening advice.

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