How to Become a Jackson County Master Gardener
We have a NEW MASTER GARDENER CLASS starting in February 2013! Click below for the sprouting kit or call the office for more information!
The Jackson County Master Gardener Program recruits individuals who are interested in gardening and enjoy sharing what they learn with others. Join the many other Jackson County Master Gardener volunteers who provide a valuable service to our community by assisting homeowners with their horticulture questions.
Master Gardener Activities
Certified Jackson County Master Gardeners work through their county Extension office to educate Floridians and provide research-based information about gardening. Jackson County Master Gardeners can fulfill their volunteer hours in a variety of ways, including:
- Answer homeowner questions over the phone or in person
- Go on horticulture related yard calls (with the Master Gardener Coordinator)
- Participating in community and school garden projects
- Giving educational programs to the public
- Supporting youth activities, including 4-H
- Working in or overseeing the Demonstration Beds
- Community Service Projects
Master Gardener Events
- Master Gardener Monthly Meetings-Second Tuesday of Each Month
- Master Gardener Workdays-Fourth Thursday of Each Month
- Fall Daffodil Program and Bulb Sale
- Spring Plant Sale
Think you might be interested in becoming a Master Gardener? Click Sprouting Kit for an application and information.
For more information about the Master Gardener program contact the Jackson County Extension office at 850-482-9620 or click the Facebook icon at the top of the page. For extended information on the University of Florida Master Gardener Program click UF Master Gardener.