2020 Seed Swap Volunteers needed!!!
For information on volunteering for MGACRA, Contact Lisa Ellis, firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-658-8000 ext 1056
Cedell Brooks Park
Volunteers needed to help spruce up the area including mulching weeding and watering.
To volunteer-contact Alvin Calhoun
MGs provide information about plants, insects, and gardening for a local citizens universality of venue such as farmers markets, libraries, etc. throughout the Central Rappahannock Region.
Belmont Nature Trail-
MGs work on trail restoration and maintenance, preparation of plant ID and descriptive signs, provide interpretive walks.
VA State Fair - October 1, 2019
Tracy Day is looking for 12 volunteers to work 4 hour shifts (3 volunteers per shift) at the Master Gardener booth, which will be focused on pollinators. This is a really fun event, and in return for volunteering, you get free parking and a free ticket to the Fair! Please email or call Tracy at email@example.com (540)424-5989 if you are interested.
Cossey Park Botanical Garden-
MGs educate the public on a variety of plant species that can be used in landscapes. The emphasis is on diversity of plants to reduce need for pesticides.
Local Schools and Children's Nature Program- MGs provide interactive sessions with grade school children about insects, vermiculture, plants, gardening, and more.
TCCSWCD Meaningful Watershed Experience at Oakley Farm
(ongoing dates, September thru Oct. 10):
(10000 Corbin Ln., Spotsylvania VA, 22551)
Chatham Historical Gardens- MGs answer questions and provide information about the gardens, as well as restore, maintain, and enhance the gardens.
Annual Seed Swap- local MGs join the national seed swap movement to provide seeds, plants, information and more to the public.
Therapy Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, Fairy Gardens-
MGs provide education about gardening, plants, and beneficial/ harmful insects, as well as maintenance for gardens at a number of locations in the Central Rappahannock Region.
Informational Displays, Exhibits/Demonstrations-
MGs also provide and staff informational displays, exhibits/demonstrations
for the public on a variety of horticultural topics that are both educational and of interest to the public.
for more information about how to volunteer contact:
(540)658-8000, ext 1056