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Information on the Master Gardener Volunteer program can be found here.

Information on becoming a Lake County Master Gardener Volunteer can be found here.

There will be two informational meetings via Zoom about the process of becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer. You can choose to attend ONE of them:

September 8, 2021 at 7:00PM

Meeting ID: 617 157 3051 - Passcode: 044605


September 9, 2021 at 1:00PM

Meeting ID: 947 6489 6631 - Password: 924988

The 2022 tentative Master Gardener Volunteer training schedule can be found here. The schedule is tentative with additional training requirements TBD.

The Master Gardener Volunteer application is a fillable form. Complete the form online and save it to your computer with your name. Then, email it to or print and mail it to OSU Extension, Lake County, 105 Main Street, Suite B402, Painesville, OH 44077 attention Thomas deHaas. All applications are due by September 22, 2021. Three personal references and an interview are also required. 

How do you know if you'd make a good Master Gardener Volunteer?

· Do you want to learn more about plants and gardening?

· Are you eager to participate in a practical and intensive training program?

· Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge with others?

· Do you have the time to attend training and serve your community as a volunteer educator?