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Loudoun County Virginia - Apply to be a VCE Loudoun Master Gardener Volunteer 30 September 2022 ( news )
Loudoun County , state Virginia ( By Press Release office)
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Are you interested in becoming a
VCE Loudoun Master Gardener
? VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners are accepting applications for the 2023 cohort of volunteer educators .
Working with Loudoun County communities , the VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners’ mission is to encourage and promote environmentally sound horticulture practices through sustainable landscape management education and training . These volunteers have received extensive training under the auspices of Virginia Tech and...... the
VCE Loudounoffice to provide unbiased research - based horticultural information to the community .
VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners are trained to serve in the following volunteer capacities:
Plant diagnostic services and educational information that are provided at various sites in the county . Clinics operate on Saturdays .
Demonstration Garden at Ida Lee
A public garden space maintained by EMGs for hands - on application of topics learned in class and further serves as an outdoor classroom and lecture area for the VCE MGs as well as a resource for residents to witness sustainable landscape methods in practice . Demo Garden work hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays , 9 a . m . - noon .
Healthy Virginia Lawns– Homeowner visits , upon request , to assess lawn health and further educate the homeowner on proper maintenance to avoid unnecessary runoff or use of fertilizers .
Other Project Areas– Can include assisting speakers with presentations , water/tree steward projects , writing articles of interest , children’s education programming , community events , and unit support tasks and projects .
Who should apply? We seek volunteers who have:
Enthusiasm and willingness to give back to the community through volunteer efforts by supporting our programs and projects .
Commitment to finish the 75 - hour internship as well as annual tenured requirements .
Three to five - year volunteering commitment once tenured .
The application process is open , but please note that it will close when max capacity is met or on October 21 .
Learn more about the VCE Loudoun Master Gardener
Application Requirements .
For training and application questions ,
email Loudoun Master Gardeners
Apply to be a Master Gardener Volunteer
Press release information:
Direct link to press release
: Click here .