Strafford County Master Gardeners Association is one of ten Master Gardener groups in the State of New Hampshire, working under the auspices of the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension. We strive to assist our neighbors by providing education and support for a variety of gardening topics. This blog is intended as a means to enhance communication with our fellow gardenening enthusiasts.


2020 SCMGA Master Gardener Events

February 12 – Annual Membership Meeting, Durham Public Library, 49 Madbury Road, Durham. 12-2 p.m. (Snow date will be February 13.) Invasive Plants and Wildlife presentation by Matt Tarr, Extension Professor and Wildlife Specialist, UNH Cooperative Extension, will follow a short business meeting including the election of officers.

February – Spring Master Gardener Class will be held on Thursdays, February 27-May 14, 9:00-4:00, at the Cornucopia Project headquarters in Peterborough, NH. Applications for this class will be accepted until January 31, 2020 or until it is full. If this class is not convenient for you, or to learn about future Master Gardener training sessions, please contact the Master Gardener Coordinator, Ruth Smith at ruth.smith@UNH.edu

March 21 – NHMGAA Spring Symposium, Southern NH University, Hooksett

May 17 – Annual Plant Sale, Durham Town Hall parking lot. Want to volunteer or have plants to donate, contact us at nhscmga(at)yahoo(dot)com.


Strafford County Master Gardeners Association 2019 Board

  • David W. – Co-Chair, MG class of 2015
  • Genie R. – Co-Chair, MG class of 2007
  • Loretta C. – Treasurer, MG class of 1999
  • Dottie O. – Secretary, MG class of 2016
  • Judy V. – Membership, MG class of 2007


  • Asset Inventory:  David W.
  • Events:  Jon B., Vin D., Carol S., David W.
  • Financial Audit:  Open
  • Nominating of 2020 Officers:  Barbara F.
  • Plant Sale:  Joan V.
  • School Grants:  Barbara F., Jean O., Erika H., Fran F.
  • Social Media:  Judy V.

Consult Membership List or email for contact information

If you have a question for SCMGA,  contact us because gardening is our favorite topic.