Join Missouri Master Gardeners Mission of "Helping others learn to grow" New 2021 Classes Starting Online
Register by January 10 for online Missouri Master Gardener Core training to become a certified Master Gardener.
Fee is $200. The 14-week session begins Jan. 17, 2021.
Dr. David Trinklein teaches the course with MU Extension horticulture specialist Sarah Denkler. “Students work at their own pace within the confines of a course schedule,” Trinklein said.
Classes are delivered as a series of scripted and narrated video presentations. Topics include basic botany, soils and plant nutrition, vegetable gardening, fruit production, landscape design, woody ornamental plants, herbaceous ornamental plants, turf management, insect and disease management, and pesticide safety.
Those who successfully complete the core training and perform at least 30 hours of volunteer service qualify for MU Extension Master Gardener certification. Local Master Gardener coordinators help online trainees find volunteer opportunities to meet the service requirements.
Registration deadline for the spring online session is Jan. 10, 2021. For more program information and to register visit this page.