Tag: volunteers

Master Gardener Program Forms Endowment Fund

The Escambia County Master Gardener Program has formed the Escambia County Master Gardener Endowment Fund, in conjunction with the University of Florida Foundation. The University of Florida Foundation, a nonprofit organization, will be managing the funds for the… Read More

The Annual Caladium Festival

  For the past few years, Indian River County Master Gardeners have attended the Caladium Festival in Lake Placid, Florida. The Caladium Festival is a plant and “Small Town Americana” culture lover’s dream. It is held annually in… Read More

CREATING & FOSTERING CONFIDENCE OF VOLUNTEER MIDDLE MANAGERS

K. G. McCormick, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL Situation: Master Gardener Volunteers require a substantial amount of time to train. Volunteer retention is a large concern once they are trained. Volunteers leaving the program after a single… Read More

Master Gardener Volunteers Provide Valuable Service to Community

Master Gardener volunteers with the UF – Citrus County Extension Service were very busy in 2017 providing a valuable service of gardening solutions to our county. Highly trained volunteers have been hard at work since 1987 with the most… Read More

Master Gardeners Reach Out to the Community

Master Gardeners often act as ambassadors for the UF/IFAS Extension. In this blog article, Master Gardener Cora Broskowitz highlights her involvement in Curriculum night at Sanford Middle School, where she and Master Gardener Bonnie Harrison reached many members… Read More