Master Gardener

Recently, several members of the 2021 Virginia Cooperative Extension Southside Master Gardener class were awarded Master Gardener status. After completing the 16-week course, each individual must contribute 50 hours of volunteer service to receive this honor. At the presentation are Bill McCaleb, Master Gardener coordinator; Desiree Shaffer, Tracy Matteo, Mark Estes, Becky Lobb, Sandy Parke, Betsy Tom Brown, Triva Brooks and President Laverne Fuller. Visit www.ssmga.org to learn more about the Master Gardeners and their activities.