New Castle County Master Gardeners

Master Gardener Volunteer Educators (MGs) distribute research-based information from the University of Delaware and the horticulture industry to home gardeners.  Outreach efforts include Workshops and Presentations, Youth EducationThe Garden Line and Plant Diagnostic Service, and Demonstration Gardens.

MG Member Information

Visit our Demonstration and Teaching Gardens this Summer!  Visit our gardens at any time or schedule a visit by contacting Carrie Murphy,  Weather permitting, MGs work in the gardens at the Cooperative Extension office, 461 Wyoming Road on Mondays from 8:30-10:30 am (in the native plants garden) and Wednesdays from 9:30-11 am (in the vegetable and fruit garden).  So, home gardeners, if you’ve ever wondered about….

Art by Master Gardener Jane Bensinger
Art by Master Gardener Jane Bensinger


…what and when to plant?  improving your soil?  how to compost?

…how to design your garden? different types of planting beds?

…attracting pollinators and other “good” insects?  protecting your garden from pesky critters?

Come visit- we love to talk about plants!