Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Resources

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Extension Master Gardener (EMG) Coordinators, this page is for you.

Here you will find resources and that have been created and reviewed by your colleagues, and that are intended to support your efforts in EMG volunteer management and program administration. We hope you find this website useful, and welcome your suggestions for improvements.

You can learn more about the history and rationale for this site, with this Journal of Extension article.

Mean scores (out of 100) plus or minus (+/-) standard deviations for usefulness, transferability and science-based material are listed for each. As a general rule, only resources with scores of 75 or higher are included in this resource repository. Lower-scoring resources may be listed, until a suitable replacement is identified.

  • Creating a Master Gardener Program

  • Engaging & Teaching Adults

  • Engaging & Teaching Youth

  • Program Evaluation - Internal

  • Program Evaluation - External

  • Communicating Impact

  • Recruitment, Selection & Placement of EMG Volunteers

  • Development & Retention of EMG Volunteers

  • Conflict Management

  • Diversity & Inclusion

  • National EMG Volunteer Program Summaries

  • eMag Archives

  • Online Resources for EMG Coordinators

  • Youth Programs

  • Demonstration Gardens

  • Innovative Projects

  • Workshops/Presentations

  • Special Needs Audience

  • Community Service Projects