Becoming a Master Gardener

Master Gardener 2016 Intern Training Resources

 

About the Master Gardeners

Interns visiting Heirloom Garden

The Master Gardener Program of Maryland was established in 1978 by the University of Maryland Extension (UME) to create a group of volunteers dedicated to sharing UME horticulture and pest management best practices with the general public.

There are currently Master Gardener Programs in 18 Maryland counties and Baltimore City. UME has defined the Master Gardener Program Vision as:

The Maryland Master Gardener vision is a healthier world through environmental stewardship.

UME Mission Statement for the Master Gardener Program is defined as:

To support the University of Maryland Extension mission by educating residents about safe, effective and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens, landscapes, and communities.

 

For More Information

For more information about the Program please visit Maryland Master Gardener Program If you are a resident of Carroll County, MD and would like to become a Master Gardener, please email Courtney Coddington  ccoddin1@umd.edu or call (410) 386-2760.