Master Gardener

Volunteer services provided by Master Gardeners

In return for instruction, volunteers agree to give at least 75 hours of service back to the UF/IFAS Extension in Osceola County. Master Gardeners volunteer in many ways. They help to maintain demonstration gardens, staff plant clinics, provide soil pH information and test kit instruction, assist in teaching classes, give speeches to local community groups on gardening, and other community programs.

Master Gardener Speakers Bureau

The UF/IFAS Osceola County Master Gardeners are available to speak to local groups of 10 or more on a variety of horticultural topics. Some of the topics that the master gardeners speak on are; butterfly garden, lawn care maintenance, common insects, vegetable garden, plant disease, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ principles, exotic non-native invasive plants and many more. To schedule a speaker contact UF/IFAS Osceola County Master Gardeners at 321-697-3000.

Master Gardener Training 2017

The 2016 UF/IFAS Osceola County Master Gardeners Training sessions will begin Tuesday September 12, 2017 and will run every Tuesday through December 12, 2017. Questions? Contact UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County at 321-697-3000.

Benefits in becoming a Master Gardener

Master Gardener's provide assistance to the public at UF/IFAS Extension in Osceola County

Gardening FAQ

Gardening for Kids

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Eva Pabon

Eva Pabon

Extension Faculty Residential Horticulture

Cruz Gonzalez

Administrative Secretary
Residential Horticulture

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