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Water Quality 2013
Master Gardeners

  Advanced Master Gardeners: Water

This Year Water Stewards will be offered at before and during MG College June 19-23, 2013

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Master Gardeners wishing to become Advanced Master Gardener: Water Stewards will need to purchase a copy of the Handbook and complete programmatic training. This Handbook is available from the Office of Consumer Horticulture at Virginia Tech. Click here to find out how to obtain copies of both required texts.

The Advanced Master Gardener: Water Handbook is divided into 10 Units of study. Use the links below to access the Units and their contents. The goals for each unit are given on the page devoted to each unit of study as is a suggested reading list, and a number of learning resources including PowerPoint presentations, links to on-line publications, and other sources for useful material.


  • Must be a Master Gardener. This training is not open to Master Gardener Trainees nor interns. All participants must have completed all of the requirements to become a Master Gardener prior to commencing this Advanced Master Gardener Training.
  • Must have the express permission of their local Agent and/or Unit Coordinator.
  • Must pay an additional fee for the additional instruction, and the Handbook

Course of Study:

Candidates will take a prescribed course of study.  This year (2013) the classes will be offered at MG College. In addition to the Advanced Master Gardener Technical Training offered Wednesday all day, and Thursday in the morning, Advanced Master Gardener Water Quality will participate in a Special Learning Experience on Thursday afternoon (i.e. do not register for any other tours!). All participants will take all of the following courses.

The curriculum will include the following subject areas:


Master Gardener College 2013 will feature Water Stewards Training.  Click here to learn more.

Water Stewards Update MG College 2011. This is a large PowerPoint file with many links and resources answering topical questions raised at MG College 2011 by Water Stewards. 

Water Stewards Update provided by The advanced Master Gardener Water Stewards of Hampton Roads - Tom Bolt

Water Stewards Panel Discussion at MG College 2010 Featuring Paul Campbell, Jim Kincaid, Mary Ann Kincaid, and John Wessel.


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