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Who Can Become a Master Gardener?

Who Can Become a Master Gardener?

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Anyone with an interest in horticulture can apply for the Extension Master Gardener Program if it is active in your county. If you want to improve your skills and knowledge and you like to work with people, the Extension Master Gardener Program may be for you.

Requirements

You need to be available for about 40 to 50 hours of daytime training classes your first year. The number of hours required varies with county.

You must have at least a High School Diploma or the equivalent.

Enjoy sharing your love of gardening with others through various Extension Master Gardener projects.

See this page for a map of counties with active Master Gardener Programs.

See http://www.ksre.k-state.edu/Map.aspx for contact information for your county.