Warren County Master Gardeners
Master Gardeners are volunteer educators who have been trained by Land Grant Agriculture Universities to assist in providing information about home gardening. Mississippi State University Extension Service is the branch of M.S.U. that offers the Master Gardener program in the state and is responsible for training and coordinating Master Gardeners. Master Gardeners receive 40 hours of instruction in the basics of home gardening. Topics of study include soil, botany, entomology, plant pathology, pest control and plant propagation. Specific gardening “crops” studied are turf grass, fruits, vegetables and ornamental such as flowers, shrubs and ground cover plants.