W. Va. Master Gardener Program

2016 Master Gardener Conference

The 2016 West Virginia Extension Service Master Gardener Association’s Annual Conference “Gardening with Mother Nature” will be held in Greenbrier County at the State Fair Grounds in Fairlea/Lewisburg on April 15-17, 2016.

Conference Registration

Each person who is attending the conference, including guests who are only having meals and not participating in the workshops, must complete a registration form and mail it with a check for the total amount to the address on the form. The check may cover more than one registration.

Please refer to workshop and tour details on this website before selecting your preferences.

The conference registration form can be completed on your computer if you download the file and open it with the free Adobe Reader.

If you prefer to complete the form by hand, click the form icon to open in your browser. Print, then fill out and mail. The form cannot be completed in the browser.

Registration Form

Lodging Information

The following motels have rooms blocked for the 2016 Master Gardener Conference. Remember to ask for the group reservation to receive these rates. The cutoff date for discounted rates is Tuesday, March 15. Please note, the rates do not include taxes.

Quality Inn/Brier Inn
540 N. Jefferson Street, Lewisburg
Single: $79.99 Double: $84.99

Holiday Inn Express
222 Hunter Lane, Lewisburg

Super 8
550 N. Jefferson Street, Lewisburg
Single: $57.80 Double: $63.75

Additional Conference Information

Workshops, Presentations and Speakers

See the complete listing of workshops and learn who the speakers are here:

Workshop and Speaker Listing


Learn about the tours offered during the conference:

Tour Opportunities

Advanced Certification

Looking to further your knowledge in a specific area? Learn about this year’s advanced certification offering:

Advanced Certification Information

Nominations for Awards

Feel as if someone in your county deserves The Golden Trowel Award or the Honorary Master Gardener Award? Learn how to nominate them here:

Award Nominations

Caterpillar T-Shirt Decorating Contest

For the 2016 conference we’re introducing a way for all Master Gardeners to show off their design talents and creativity with a T-shirt decorating contest. Best of all, the top three prizes will receive $50 off of registration for the 2017 conference. Full rules and details can be found in the following document.

2016 Caterpillar T-Shirt Contest