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 to learn more about the Master Gardeners and their activities.