Loudoun County Master Gardener Application

How Do I Apply To The Extension Master Gardener Program in Loudoun County?

Prospective candidates (Loudoun County residents have priority) simply submit the application as indicated below.  Applications are reviewed and  personal interviews are conducted in November. Tuition for the 2018 class is $235 and is charged upon acceptance in the program in the December timeframe. This fee covers the course textbook, “The Virginia Master Gardener Handbook”, a full year’s subscription to the state-wide Virginia Master Gardener Association as well as other training materials.

An Applicant Informational meeting will be held Thursday, September 28th, beginning promptly at 7pm, at the Loudoun County Extension Office in the downstairs conference room. The address is 30 Catoctin Circle SE, Suite B,  Leesburg, VA.  You can join us there for a casual meeting to learn more about the program and talk to Extension Master Gardeners.

To print, complete and deliver form:

  1. Access the form: EMG Volunteer Application .  It is a fillable PDF.  You can complete and mail it all electronically.  Please note:  Your typed name in the signature line will serve as your signature.
    • Save completed form on your computer
    • Email snaille@vt.edu with “2018 Application” in the subject line
    • Attach completed form to email and send
  2. You may also print out and complete the form manually:
    • Place in envelope addressed to Loudoun County Extension Office, 30 Catoctin Circle SE, Suite B, Leesburg, VA 20175, ATTN: Sue Naille
    • Drop off the form or mail it to our office.

If you have any questions or issues with the application, please email LCMGTraining@gmail.com.  If you have trouble with this link, copy and paste it into your web mail and send from there.

Reference Checks:

After the application is received and the interview has taken place in November, your references will be contacted via email by the Extension Master Gardener Coordinator from VCLoudoun@gmail.com email address.  For reference, the following form is sent (included in your interview packet) to be filled out: Reference Check Form 2018 Fillable.  Please ask them to do this promptly and email back as directed.  Note it is acceptable to type their name in lieu of a signature.