Residential Horticulture

Master Gardener Volunteer Speakers

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School Gardens & Garden Talks

How We Can Help

Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who can help in the classroom in a variety of ways:

  • Horticultural Talks Include:
  • Pollinators
  • Butterflies
  • Seed Starting
  • Vegetables
  • Basic Botany
  • Native Plants
  • Composting
  • Hydroponics

  • Educational Gardens:
  • Garden Grant Program
  • Training for Teachers & Volunteers
  • Pest & Disease ID
  • Recommendations

  • Resources:
Brochure Month to Month School Vegetable Garden Check List Grow to Learn Book
School Gardens & Garden Talks Brochure School Garden Checklist PDF Grow to Learn PDF

UF/IFAS Extension Residential Horticulture is available to meet with or assist your club, school or organization. Here are some examples of our participation:

  • Attend club meetings with general horticultural discussions or formal presentations on specific topics:
    • Pests
    • Flowers/Trees
    • Landscaping
    • Vegetable Gardening
    • Plant Clinic
    • Just Ask!
  • "Ask a Master Gardener" booth for public events
  • Assist/advise with hands-on gardening projects at schools, nursing homes, boys and girls clubs, etc.
  • For further information contact:
    • Kaydie McCormick
    • UF/IFAS Residential Horticulture Agent
    • Master Gardener Coordinator
    • 250 W. County Home Road, Sanford, FL 32773
    • E-mail:
    • Phone: 407-665-5558

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