As a trainee and later as an intern, you are required to complete 50 volunteer hours in approved Master Gardener Volunteer projects within one year from graduating from the course. Thereafter, you will volunteer a minimum of 20 hours per year, along with a minimum of 8 hours of continuing education. 


We also have several $50 scholarships available for the next Master Gardener Volunteer class. To apply for a scholarship, click here.

Course Fee:

A fee of $140 covers the text book, hands-on lab materials and all class materials. Application form must be received by October 31, 2021. Payment deadline is November 6, 2021. If applying for a partial scholarship, your remaining payment is due by November 6, 2021. You may use PayPal, a credit card or debit card to pay this fee using the Buy Now button below. Note: Your credit card report will list the transaction as "PayPal Rockbridge."


Please apply for the Master Gardener Volunteer class by filling in the application form below. Click the “Submit” button to record your answers. If a couple is applying, each person must fill in an application form.