Master Gardener Facts

  • Started in 1980
  • Members trained and certified by the University of Georgia
  • More than 250 active members
  • Support 58¬†school and 16 community and demonstration gardens
  • More than 22,000 hours volunteered in 2017!
Cobb Master Gardener Group Photo

Vision:

Growing a community of educated, service-minded gardeners

Core Values:

Shared values guide our actions:

  • Commitment to the environment and each other
  • Dedication to educating the community and supporting our schools
  • Integrity
  • Service-oriented volunteerism
  • Willingness to learn

Mission:

The Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County (MGVOCC) supports the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service and strives to improve the quality of life in our community by delivering research – based horticultural information, educational programs and projects.