Master Gardener Program in Polk County 2019

At the end of 2019, 16 Master Gardener Volunteers reported 724 hours of volunteer service for an estimated value of $17,378 (Independent Sector).  They also reported 227 hours of continuing education and reached an estimated 930 individuals with various outreach projects.

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Master Gardener Program in Polk County 2018

The Master Gardener Program in Polk County started in 2001. Over 146 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 17 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2019.

In 2018, Polk County Master Gardener Volunteers reported 809.5 hours of community service, worth a value of over $19,428.

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Master Gardener Program in Polk County 2017

The Master Gardener Program in Polk County started in 2001. Over 150 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 16 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2018. The UW-Extension staff member facilitating the MG Program is Wendy Linke.

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Master Gardener Program in Polk County 2016

The Master Gardener Program in Polk County started in 2001. Over 150 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 17 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2016. The UW-Extension staff member facilitating the MG Program is Wendy Linke.

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Master Gardener Program in Polk County 2015

The Master Gardener Program in Polk County started in 2001. Over 150 people have been trained since that time, and there are currently 19 certified Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) for 2016. The UWEX staff member facilitating the MG Program is Wendy Linke. Read more in this excerpt from the 2015 accomplishment report.

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Polk County: Are you Smarter than a Master Gardener?

Master Gardener Associations all over the state do many great things.  Here is a highlight from the 2013 Annual Report: A new addition to our local county fair was the game “Are you Smarter than a Master Gardener”. One of our members designed a spinner board numbered 1-10, with the spinner being a trowel. There were […]

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