The Master Gardener Program: Sign-up June 1- August 1, 2017
The Master Gardener Program is offered by The University of Tennessee Extension. The purpose of the Master Gardener program is to train citizens as horticultural- educated volunteers of The University of Tennessee Extension and the Tennessee State Cooperative Extension Program. Volunteers work in partnership with their counties to expand the educational outreach by providing home gardeners with researched-based information.
These volunteers, known as Extension Master Gardeners, support the Extension Service by
answering phone requests for horticultural information
establishing and maintaining demonstration gardens
working with the handicapped, youth, the elderly, and other special groups in the
designing and implementing community involvement projects
coordinating local Master Gardener training programs
The Montgomery County Extension Office will be accepting applications for the fall Master Gardener course from June 1 through August 1. All classes will be held at the Montgomery County Extension office on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 – 9:00 pm beginning August 22nd and ending November 14th. The fee for the class is $125.00 or $150.00 for couples. Couples get one book! You will be contacted and provided an application once selected for the class.