About Master Gardeners

The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Camden County have a mission:
Deliver horticulture programs and factual information to the general public.  Take advantage of this service by using the Helpline office or stopping at a mobile Helpline table.  Engage a trained educator for your community, school or group via the Speakers Bureau.  Visit the Garden Fair in May.  Enjoy the Educational Garden anytime.  The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Camden County are a community resource; we hope to see you soon!

Greenhouse    Hydroponics   Educational Garden   Speakers Bureau

History of the Master Gardener Program

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By various acts of Congress, government established the foundation for landgrant universities.  As the landgrant university in New Jersey, Rutgers instituted the New Jersey Agricultural Experimental Station, of which Master Gardeners are a part.  Rutgers administers both the state and county programs, and directs all educational and service requirements.

The local group, Rutgers Master Gardeners of Camden County, is organized into the Master Gardener Association.  The Association provides additional educational programming for Gardeners, and produces the programs we offer to the public.