Harnett County Master Gardener
The Harnett County Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) are trained in home gardening by Harnett County's Horticulture Agent. MGVs share what they learn with residents of all ages through activities that promote healthy landscapes, productive gardens and a safe environment.
Individuals with an interest in both gardening and volunteer service are potential candidates for the program. No previous formal training is necessary.
Volunteer training is held during the day. Most volunteer opportunities are available during the day or on weekends.
Usually held once a year in Lillington. Initial training consists of 40 hours of mostly classroom and some field training. A fee (approx. $60) is charged to cover literature including The North Carolina Master Gardener Training Manual. A proficiency test is given at the end of the 40-hour course.
First year volunteers perform one hour of volunteer time for each hour of training received. During the second year, and each year thereafter, volunteers donate 20 hours per year. Volunteer opportunities include:
Write: P. O. Box 1089
Lillington, NC 27546