Listed below are the current active Hancock County Master Gardener Projects and Committees.
The Media Committee’s mission is to maintain communication with the officers and committees to promote Master Gardener activities by publishing and communicating to the gardening public and membership fun, educational, and interesting plant and gardening information, as well as inform the public of our outreach programs, including educational and fund-raising events.
Contact Darlene Trusty (email@example.com) for more information.
Bringing refreshments to the monthly meeting can be counted as one volunteer hour; this should be logged as “Administrative.” Sign up to bring refreshments at the following link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0A4BA5AF2AA3FB6-hancock
Contact Artis Kingston (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Youth Education Committee
Encourage the youth of Hancock County to explore, value, and engage in home horticulture through science-based demonstrations, presentations, and active learning in order to enrich the community.
- Design and maintain the Junior Master Gardener plot at the Hancock County Fairgrounds.
- Start the Junior Master Gardener program in Hancock County.
- Integrate the Junior Master Gardener program into public/private/home schools.
- Provide 4-H youth and leaders with knowledge and skills needed to meet 4-H Community Service goals through horticulture.
Contact Bob Mattsey (email@example.com) for more information.
HCMGA Annual Plant Sale
Sales of plants donated by members, education of attendees through displays/manuals, and questions answered through Hancock County Master Gardeners.
Contact Teresa Bowlby (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
New Castle Seed Library
Help teach at the Henry County Public Library. Henry County does not currently have a Master Gardener Program.
Contact Rosemary Hill (email@example.com) for more information.