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Wilson County Master Gardeners

The Wilson County Master Gardener Program boasts over 100 active members who are actively involved in the community.  Numerous volunteer projects and educational opportunities are available each year to suit your gardening interests.  Master Gardener intern classes are available each autumn which consist of 13 weeks of study, covering a wide range of topics.  For more information about becoming a Wilson County Master Gardener, contact Justin Stefanski at the phone number or email address provided below.

Tennessee Master Gardener Program

The Tennessee Master Gardener Program is a volunteer service program provided by the University of Tennessee Extension. The program serves Tennesseans with home horticulture information and recruits new volunteers for training, certification and service through the local Extension offices.

Mission

In support of the University of Tennessee mission and the University of Tennessee Extension Service mission; the Master Gardener Program promotes environmental stewardship through a network of volunteers to provide researched based information and education to Tennessee communities in home gardening and related areas. As part of our mission the program supports the continued education and development for committed volunteers.

Vision

To provide innovative, researched based, progressive home horticulture education to all Tennessee communities.

Objectives

  • Disseminate horticultural information
  • To develop community programs related to horticulture
  • Enhance 4-H club programs
  • Recruit and train interested volunteers

Values

  • Providing home horticulture education in a responsive and timely manner
  • Collaborating with local non-profit and municipal groups to offer leadership in education for better gardening practices in area communities.
  • Fostering a learning environment for volunteers who promote environmental stewardship while representing the University of Tennessee.
  • Encouraging continued education and the recruitment and training of new Master Gardener volunteers
  • Offering information through innovative programs providing information and education to the general public with creative and new approaches.

To learn more about the University of Tennessee Master Gardener Program, visit the Tennessee Master Gardener website at:  Tennessee Master Gardener  or contact your local UT/TSU Extension Agent:  Local Extension Offices

The UT/TSU Extension Agent for Wilson County is:

Ruth Correll
c/o UT/TSU Wilson County Extension Office
925 East Baddour Parkway, Suite 100
Lebanon,  TN  37087
(615) 444-9584
jstefans@utk.edu


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