Spring Plantings Available from Master Gardeners

Special from the Harrison Co. Master Gardeners

The Harrison County Master Gardeners are an association of dedicate Volunteers who enjoy gardening and sharing that knowl­edge with others. In order to be­come a Master Gardener, each person attends at least 50 hours of educational classes and volun­teers a minimum of 50 hours back into the community. Our non-profit organization is sponsored by the Harrison County Extension Service and is a part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Our primary goal, as an organiza­tion, is to educate the community on horticultural topics.

We spend a great deal of time and money on youth education projects, such Junior Master Gar­dener projects at elementary schools in Marshall, Hallsville, and Jefferson. We also conduct summer youth programs at librar­ies. We fund part of the county 4H Club fee for interested students. We also donate money to provide a graduating senior a scholarship to help pursue a career in a horti­cultural field. We are available for any group, school,  or organization that asks for our help for garden­ing-related educational issues.

We also help to feed the hungry…

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