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Educational Programs - Oxford County Master Gardener Volunteers

Becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer takes a passion for green and growing things, and interest in sharing your enthusiasm for gardening with friends, neighbors, and the community.

Master Gardener Volunteers enjoy helping to create beauty in public as well as private spaces, and helping others learn how to grow their own food.

We are young and older; male and female; students, workers and retirees; and we all share an interest in nature, the environment, and growing plants.

Enroll for the 2014 Master Gardener Volunteer Training!

Please, read Learn More About Becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer before applying. To apply for the training, fill out the online application form. You may also contact the UMaine Extension Oxford County office at 207.743.6329 or for more information or to enroll. Enrollment ends January 15, 2014. Class is limited to 30 participants. We do have an application screening process. This is not a first come, first serve application process.

Trainings will be held in two locations:

  • UMaine Extension Oxford County office in South Paris, starting January 30, 2014, Thursdays, 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Mexico Region 9 Technical School, Starting January 29, 2014, Wednesdays, 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Additional information:

Watch the video below to see how Master Gardener Volunteers help in the Maine Harvest for Hunger garden at the UMaine Extension Oxford County office.

Image Description: Master Gardener Volunteers in Oxford County; photo by Edwin Remsberg

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Cooperative Extension in Oxford County
9 Olson Road
South Paris, Maine 04281-6402
Phone: 207.743.6329 or 1.800.287.1482 (in Maine)E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
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