This course will provide training to approved Master Gardener Volunteers in Hanover County, Virginia.  An Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Application must be submitted and approved prior to registration. Please see Ways to Register below for more details. 


Due to COVID-19, the 2021 Master Gardener Course will be held virtual by way of Zoom and Canvas from January 19-March 25, 2021.  Local Units have joined forces to offer a virtual Master Gardener Course that will offer unprecedented flexibility for Trainees. Click here for more information (use the back button on your browser to return to this page).

Ways to Register

An Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Application must be submitted and approved prior to registration.  Please download the application, complete it, and mail it to VCE-Hanover County Office, 13015 Taylor Complex Lane, Ashland, VA  23005.  You can download the application here (use the back arrow on your browser to return to this page after downloading the application).  


Once you receive notice that your application to become a Master Gardener Volunteer has been approved, you can register in one of two ways:

  1. Online*: Credit Card Payment – Please click on Add to Cart under the Enroll Now section of this page.  Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your registration.
  2. Check Payment** – Contact Missy Johnson at the VCE – Hanover County Office via mcjohnson@vt.edu to inquire about registering with a check payment.  Then mail your check made payable to Treasurer of Virginia Tech and include “RVA-Reg-MGV-01-Hanover” in the memo line of your check.  Checks should be mailed to:

    VCE- Hanover County Office

    c/o Missy Johnson

    13015 Taylor Complex Lane

    Ashland, VA 23005. 

*Online credit card payments are strongly recommended

**Registration will not be processed until your payment is received.  There is a $50 returned check fee.  Be sure to mail check payment registrations early enough to arrive by the registration deadline: November 20, 2020.



Course Schedule:

JAN 19 – MAR 25, 2021

M, T, TH - 9:00am – 11:00am

Live sessions will be Mondays, Tuesday, and Thursdays from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, January 19 through March 25, 2021.  Recorded classes will be made available after the live session if you cannot attend the LIVE Virtual Classes.



Registration Deadline: November 20, 2020
Cost: $180
Payment Methods: Credit cards or Checks
Refund Policy: No refunds are available for this program

What's Next?

Virginia Cooperative Extension utilizes Canvas to offer this online program. After registering for this program, you will receive a registration confirmation email with detailed instructions for accessing the Canvas platform. If you don't see a confirmation email, be sure to check your spam or junk folder.  You can also access the Canvas instructions here (use the back button on your browser to return to this page).

If you have any questions about this program, please contact Laura Maxey-Nay at lmaxey-nay@vt.edu or 804-752-4307.


Thank you for your interest in this course. Unfortunately, the course you have selected is currently not open for enrollment.  This page will be updated if additional sections of this course are offered.


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