Learn - All Master Gardeners receive 50 hours of instruction in gardening practices and pest control and conduct 50 hours of approved volunteer service.
Teach - Master Gardeners spend some of their time teaching about gardening through home consultations, garden club sessions, local education programs and by volunteering at booths at the county fair, farmers markets and other community events.
Grow - Master Gardeners love growing their own flowers, household plants, vegetables, herbs and more. In addition, many volunteer at local community gardens and botanical gardens.
Share - Master Gardeners are willing to share their expertise, seeds, seedlings and enthusiasm with others. Most participate in local plant swaps and plant sales.
Volunteer - Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who serve in their communities, churches, neighborhoods, schools and local gardens. There are Master Gardeners in all fifty states.