Master Gardener Volunteer Projects:


The Rockbridge Area Master Gardener Volunteers are involved in a variety of projects with a common theme of horticultural education for the residents of the Rockbridge area, visitors to our community and school children.

 

Information to the Community:


Throughout the year Master Gardener Volunteers provide a wealth of horticultural information to the community:

 

  • Plant Clinics

  • Help Desk

  • Community Outreach

  • Seed Saving

  • Ecological Stewardship

  • Invasive Species Management

Our Project List
 

Demonstration Gardens:


Master Gardener Volunteers maintain a number of horticulture demonstration gardens:

  • Boxerwood Woodland Garden

  • Buena Vista Visitor Center

  • Maury River Senior Center

  • Paxton House Garden at Glen Maury Park

  • Jackson House Museum Garden


 

Schools:


Master Gardener Volunteers are also involved with providing horticultural education to area school children:

 

 

  • Natural Bridge Elementary School

  • Waddell Elementary School
     

Plant Sale:


Annually the Master Gardener Volunteers hold a major sale of plants, including natives, perennials, vegetables and annuals. Proceeds from the Plant Sale funds our Master Gardener Volunteer projects.

 

Administrative Duties:


Master Gardener Volunteers also take care of a number of administrative duties, such as, publicity, newsletter editing, financial management, project management, website and Facebook maintenance, photography and archives. Many of these duties can be performed at home.