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Extension Master Gardener Volunteers

Wake County

Speaker's Bureau

Extension Master Gardener volunteers are sharing research based information on sustainable gardening and landscaping.


Extension Master Gardener volunteers are in demand to present programs on a variety of gardening topics to groups ranging from children to seniors, from garden clubs to civic organizations.

Welcome. If you have questions about the Speaker's Bureau (SB), please contact the SB coordinator. Presently the SB coordinator can be reached via email at:

Generally the presentations given take about 30 minutes and there is often a Q&A period for about 15 minutes and usually a few minutes of introduction time.

A few examples of the topics Master Gardeners cover include:
  • Vegetable Gardening 101
  • How to create a Community Garden
  • Using Native Plants to Attract Songbirds
  • Trees for Urban Shade
  • Composting

Extension Master Gardener Volunteers:
  • Identify topics
  • Gather images
  • Prepare Powerpoint presentations
  • Deliver talks
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of programs