Master Gardener Volunteer Program


The University of Florida/IFAS Manatee County Master Gardener Volunteer Program trains and retains horticulture volunteers for the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Service. The mission of the Organization is to assist the UF/IFAS Manatee County Extension Horticulture agent by educating and informing the residents of Manatee County about effective, environmentally sound, research-based methods of cultivating plants in the home garden and landscape.

Become a Master Gardener

Learn how to become a Master Gardener in Manatee County/ Volunteer Info/ Training Program Application/ Next Training Class

Master Gardener Services

Manatee County Preserve Tours / Plant-a-Pail / Ask a Master Gardener / Monthly Newsletter / Plant Clinic / Speakers Bureau / Ask a Master Gardener / Children's Programs

Volunteer Management System (VMS)

Enter volunteer hours/ Check training calendar