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Master Gardener Speakers Bureau

Need a speaker?

Master Gardener Volunteers are active, knowledgeable Orange County gardeners who give talks on a wide range of gardening subjects. They are trained in horticulture by Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Orange County. These enthusiastic men and women are sure to inspire your audience.

Through the Speakers Bureau program, Master Gardeners offer talks and workshops on a wide range of gardening and environmental issues, which run approximately 1 hour. Many of our Master Gardener speakers use digital images via laptop computers for their presentation. Topics can be tailored to meet the needs of your group.

Non-Profits For Profits Discounts
Lecture $100 $150 $25 discount on 3rd, 4th, etc. presentation in a single calendar year
Demonstration $100 + cost of supplies $150 + cost of supplies $25 discount on 3rd, 4th, etc. presentation in a single calendar year
Make and Take $20 - $25 / person N/A N/A

Your check should be made payable to Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County.

To arrange for a Master Gardener talk or workshop, contact Susan M. D'Egidio, Master Gardener Program Coordinator at 845-344-1234 x240 or

Please give us at least 6 weeks notice prior to your event, so we can best accommodate your needs.

A list of currently available presentations is listed on the attached pdf.  



Susan M. D'Egidio
Master Gardener Program Coordinator
(845) 344-1234, Ext.240

Last updated November 7, 2023