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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