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

 

Demonstration Gardens:


Master Gardener Volunteers maintain a number of horticulture demonstration gardens:


●    Boxerwood Woodland Garden

●    Buena Vista Visitor Center
●    Campbell & Sloan House Gardens

●    Fairfield Community Project Garden
●    Maury River Senior Center

●    Paxton House Garden at Glen Maury Park
●    Stonewall Jackson House Vegetable Garden


 

Plant Sale:


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

 

Schools:


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


●    Natural Bridge Elementary School
●    Waddell Elementary School

 

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.