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WVU Extension Service
Nicholas County Office
715 Main Street, Suite 100
Summersville, WV 26651-1431

Phone: 304-872-7898
Fax: 304-872-7895
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New River Master Gardeners

Welcome to the New River Master Gardeners. Formed in 2000, we represent Fayette, Nicholas, Raleigh, and Summers Counties. We are a volunteer organization that provides educational opportunities for people interested in gardening and growing plants. We generally meet on the third Thursday of each month. Meetings often include educational opportunities, club business, community project involvement, and plant and seed exchanges.

For more information on the Master Gardeners Program go to the West Virginia Master Gardeners website

STEPS TO BECOME A WVU CERTIFIED MASTER GARDENER:
1. Complete the application paperwork
2. Pay all Fees
3. Take a pre & post course exam
4. Attend 30 hours of training completing a minimum of 80% of classes
5. Complete the Final Exam with a minimum score of 70%
6. Complete an Intern Group Project
7. Complete 30 hours of Volunteer Work within one year of completing classes
8. Record all hours and turn them in to the Extension Agent

New River Master Gardeners meet every third Thursday of each month.

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