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Burke Extension Master Gardener Projects


Here are some of the projects in which we participate:


  • Exploring Joara Demo Gardens

  • Habitat for Humanity Woerner Way Project

  • MGVA Community Gardens & Cistern

  • Burke Ag Building Grounds

  • Community Wide Spring Fun Sale

  • Burke Hospice Meditation Garden

  • Drexel Community Fair

  • Burke County Fair

  • "Veggie Varmint" Contests at Both Fairs

  • Burke Extension Small Fruit Plant Distribution

  • New Dimensions Middle School Gardening Workshop


Some pictures of our activities are shown on this page, and more are available on our FaceBook page. A description of the activities is attached here.


Click on the photo above for a slideshow of some our work at the Exploring Joara site

Delivering flowers to nursing homes

The pictures immediately above are several that were taken at the Habitat for Humanity project on Woerner Way, in which our Master Gardeners worked with youth volunteers from Catholic Heart Summer Camp in construction of five raised bed gardens for the residents.Those below show us...

...working on the Ag Building grounds

...and on the MGVA Community Gardens

Check us out on Facebook

About Us The Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association (EMGVA) of Burke County is a volunteer non-profit organization based in Morganton, NC. Extension Master Gardener programs are active in all 50 states, in four Canadian provinces, and in most of North Carolina's counties. Our group is affiliated with NC Cooperative Extension, Burke County Center. Our members come from all walks of life, and from many parts of the United States. For more information about our organization and to learn how to become an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer, check out the FAQ page.

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