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Rutgers Master Gardener Program

Rutgers Master Gardener Program.Rutgers NJAES Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who assist deliver horticulture programs and information to the general public in New Jersey. Anyone with an interest in gardening and a commitment to volunteer service can become a Master Gardener. No previous education or training in horticulture is required.

What do Master Gardeners do? Volunteers learn about horticulture, assist with answering questions from the public through the Rutgers NJAES Master Gardener Helpline, and work within their communities to educate the public on horticultural and natural resource issues through teaching events and horticultural demonstration sites.

Where do Master Gardeners work? Volunteers work throughout Gloucester County on various horticultural activities. (See below.)

Upon completion of their training Master Gardeners are asked to volunteer 60 hours within one year of completing their training and 35 hours annually to remain as an active Master Gardener.

Demonstration Projects

Educational Outreach



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