Speakers Bureau

The MGNA Speaker’s Bureau is a talent pool of Master Gardeners who have prepared presentations on various horticulture-related subjects and are willing to present them to local community groups upon request. Presentations generally last from 30 minutes to an hour. There is no charge for these programs. However, if your group gives honorariums, they made be made to:
MGNA, c/o County Extension Office, 819 Cook Ave, Huntsville, AL 35801.
For questions or to verify topics, email: speakersbureau@mginfo.org


Adventures in Wales, Ireland, and England

Backyard Wildlife Habitats

Biodiversity in Alabama

Birds in Winter

Bokashi Composting


Certifying Your Backyard Habitat

Color in the Garden

Color in the Shade Throughout the Year


Creating a Pollinator Friendly Cottage Garden

Crepe Myrtle Bark Scale



Fall Gardening

Famous Pumpkins and Other Trivia

Gardening for Seniors

Gardening on the Cheap

Gardens in Ireland

Growing and Cooking With Herbs

Growing Backyard Tomatoes

Harvesting and Preserving Herbs

Herb Garden: How to Plan an Herb Garden

Herb Gardening Basics

Herb Gardening for the Fall

Herb Lore – Love in the Garden

Herbs – Fragrance (The Science of Scent)


Hydroponic Vegetable Gardening

Incorporating Water Features into the Landscape 

Landscaping – Garden Illusions

Landscaping – Water Features

Landscaping 1- The Design Process

Landscaping 2 – Principles of Design

Landscaping 3 – Selecting Plants and Hardscape

Landscaping to Attract Hummingbirds

Landscaping: Paths, Paving, Walls & Fences

Lessons from Landscapers

Low Allergy Gardening

Master Gardeners


Native Companions for Hostas

Origin, Myths & Early Uses of Herbs

Our Trip to the Pacific Northwest (incl. Butchart)

Periodic Redesign/A Garden Evolution


Principles of Landscape Design


Right Tree in the Right Place


Shakespeare in the Herb Garden

Soil Preparation

Starting Seeds at Home

Styles & Themes for Herb Gardens

The Butchart Gardens

Tomato Cage Construction Demonstration

Using Color in Container Gardening

Vegetable Gardening


Wild Edibles

Wildflower Tour of Turkey

Winter Gardening