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3738 Brambleton Ave SWRoanoke, VA 24018
A look at one of our middle school class lessons on herbs


Master Gardeners are volunteer educators who work within their community to encourage and promote environmentally sound gardening and landscaping practices. They work with youth, adults, and seniors in a number of different educational capacities, including community gardens, school gardens and gardening-related lessons, speaking programs throughout the area, and more! Learn more at roanokemastergardeners.org.

As an educational program of Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Master Gardeners bring the resources of Virginia's land-grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, to their community.


  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 100+ training & volunteer hrs within first 2 years
  • Interest in promoting environmental stewardship, dependability, a commitment to learning

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