Find a Local MG Program

The Maryland Master Gardener Program is organized by University of Maryland Extension Offices, which are located in most Maryland counties as well as Baltimore City. The Master Gardener State Office (located in Ellicott City, Maryland) helps to facilitate programs across the state.

Please click on a specific County/City Master Gardener Program link (in red) in the left column to

  • learn more about the program and training opportunities in that particular area
  • access information about the application process and deadlines to apply to that County/City program
  • access the application forms for that County/City program
  • obtain information about the cost of the training for that County/City program

You can also directly contact the County/City Master Gardener Coordinators listed below for specific questions about training opportunities.

(When contacting a Master Gardener Coordinator, please refrain from asking horticultural or pest control questions. For answers to your home gardening and pest questions, please visit the University of Maryland Extension's Home and Garden Information Center website and click on Ask Maryland's Garden Experts.)

County/City Extension office and Contact Information Master Gardener Basic Training
Dates and Locations

Allegany County Master Gardener Program
Allegany County Extension office
One Commerce Drive
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 724-3320
Fax: 301-722-4015
MG Coordinator: Sherry Frick
E-mail: sfrick@umd.edu

Fall 2017: TBA 
Allegany College

Anne Arundel County Master Gardener Program
Anne Arundel County Extension office
97 Dairy Lane
Gambrills, MD 21054
(410) 222-3900
Fax: 410-222-3909
MG Coordinator: Mike Ensor
E-mail: mensor@umd.edu
Ask a MG dates and locations

Fall 2017: TBA
Anne Arundel County Extension Office, Gambrills

Baltimore City Master Gardener Program
Baltimore City Extension office
6615 Reisterstown Road, Suite #201
Baltimore, MD 21215
410-856-1850 x121
MG Coordinator: Erin Mellenthin
E-mail: emelle@umd.edu
E-mail: BaltimoreCityMG@gmail.com
Ask a MG dates and locations

January-April 2017: TBA
Thursday Evenings, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Baltimore County Master Gardener Program
Baltimore County Extension office
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville MD 21030
410-887-8090
Ask a MG dates and locations

MG Coordinator: Alexa C. McCullen
E-mail: amccull4@umd.edu

September 8-November 10, 2017
Fridays, 8:30am-3:00pm (Tentatively)
Baltimore County Extension Office
1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville

Calvert County Master Gardener Program
Calvert County Extension office
30 Duke St., Rm 103 (Deliveries)
PO Box 486 (Mailings)
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
410-535-3662 and
301-855-1150 (dc line)
Fax: 410-535-2438 
MG Coordinator: Dr. Herbert Reed
E-mail: hreed@umd.edu

Winter/ Spring 2017: TBA
Community Resources Building, Room 105
Duke Street, Prince Frederick

Carroll County Master Gardener Program
Carroll County Extension office
700 Agriculture Center
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 386-2760
Fax: 410-876-0132

Summer 2017: TBA
Carroll County Extension Office, Westminster

Cecil County Master Gardener Program
Cecil County Extension office
Cecil Co. Administrative Bldg. #1500
200 Chesapeake Blvd.
Elkton, MD 21921
(410) 996-5280
Fax: 410-995-5285
MG Coordinator: Doris Behnke
E-mail: dbehnke@umd.edu

January 16-March 9, 2017
Mondays and Thursdays, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Cecil County Administrative Building, Elkton

Charles County Master Gardener Program
Charles County Extension office
9375 Chesapeake Street, Suite 119
La Plata, MD 20646
(301) 934-5404
Fax: 301-753-1857
MG Coordinator: Luke Gustafson
E-mail: lng@umd.edu

February-March, 2017
Tuesday & Thursday Evenings, 6:00-9:00pm

Dorchester County Master Gardener Program
Dorchester County Extension office
PO Box 299
County Building, 501 Court Lane
Cambridge, MD 21613
(410) 228-8800
MG Coordinator: Emily Zobel 
E-mail: ezobel@umd.edu

February 16-April 8, 2017
Thursday Evenings, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday Mornings, 9am-noon
Eastern Shore Higher Education Center
Wye Mills Campus

This is a joint class that includes Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot County.

2017 Basic Training Flyer

Frederick County Master Gardener Program
Frederick County Extension office
330 Montevue Lane
Frederick, MD 21702
(301) 600-1596
MG Coordinator: Susan Trice
E-mail: strice@umd.edu
Ask a MG dates and locations

March 13-May 24, 2017
Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00-9:00pm
Frederick County Extension Office, Frederick

2017 MG Training Schedule (Tentative)

Garrett County Master Gardener Program
Garrett County Extension office
1916 Maryland Highway, Suite A
Mt. Lake, MD 21550
(301) 334-6960
Fax: 301-334-6960
MG Coordinator: Ashley Bachtel-Bodkins
E-mail: abachtel@umd.edu

March 7-23, 2017
Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm
UME Garrett County Office, Mt. Lake Park

2017 Basic Training Flyer

Harford County Master Gardener Program
Harford County Extension office
PO Box 663
2335 Rock Spring Road
Forest Hill, MD 21050
(410) 638-3255
Fax: 410-638-3053
MG Coordinator: Joyce Browning
E-mail: jbrowni3@umd.edu

Ask a MG dates and locations

March 14-May 2, 2017
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00am-1:00pm
Harford County Extension Office, Forest Hill

Howard County Master Gardener Program
Howard County Extension office
3300 N Ridge Road, Suite 240,
Ellicott City 21043
(410) 313-2707
MG Coordinator:Georgia Eacker
410-313-1913 (Georgia)
E-mail: geacker@umd.edu

Ask a MG dates and locations

January 23-March 30, 2017
Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:00am-12:00pm
Howard County Extension Office, Ellicott City

Kent County
Part of Queen Anne's County Master Gardener Program

Please see the listing for Queen Anne's County

February 16-April 8, 2017
Thursday Evenings, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday Mornings, 9am-noon
Eastern Shore Higher Education Center
Wye Mills Campus

This is a joint class that includes Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot County.

 2017 Basic Training Flyer

Montgomery County Master Gardener Program
Montgomery County Extension office
18410 Muncaster Road
Derwood, MD 20855
(301) 590-9638
MG Coordinator: Steve Dubik
(301) 590-2838 (Steve)
E-mail:sdubik@umd.edu

Ask a MG dates and locations

January 24-March 10, 2017
(includes snow dates)
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
9:30am-2:30pm
Montgomery County Extension Office, Derwood
18410 Muncaster Rd.
Derwood, MD 20855

2017 Basic Training Flyer

Prince George's County Master Gardener Program
Prince George's County Extension office
6707 Groveton Drive
Clinton, MD 20735
(301) 868-8781
Fax: 301-599-6714
MG Coordinator: Esther Mitchell
E-mail: estherm@umd.edu

Ask a MG dates and locations

March 6-May 10, 2017
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00pm-9:00pm
4-H Center
8020 Greenmead Drive
College Park, MD 20740

2017 Basic Training Flyer

Queen Anne's County Master Gardener Program
Queen Anne's County Extension office
P.O. Box 188
505 Railroad Avenue #4
Centreville, MD 21617
(410) 758-0166
Fax: 410-758-3687
County Administrative Assistant: Shelia Shorter
E-mail: sshorter@umd.edu

February 16-April 8, 2017
Thursday Evenings, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday Mornings, 9am-noon
Eastern Shore Higher Education Center
Wye Mills Campus

This is a joint class that includes Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot County.

2017 Basic Training Flyer

Somerset County

Part of the Lower Eastern Shore MG Program. See listing for Wicomico County

Please see the listing for Wicomico County

St. Mary's County Master Gardener Program

St. Mary's County Extension office
26737 Radio Station Way, Suite E-2
P.O. Box 663
Leonardtown, MD 20650
301-475-4120
Fax: 301-475-4483
MG Coordinator: Jennifer Horton
E-mail:jhorton3@umd.edu

January 2018-April 2018: TBA
One evening a week, 5:00pm-8:30pm
Agricultural Services Center, Leonardtown
26737 Radio Station Way
Leonardtown, MD 20650

Talbot County Master Gardener Program

Talbot County Extension office
28577 Mary's Court, Suite 1
Easton, MD 21601
(410) 822-1244
Fax: (410) 822-5627
MG Coordinator: Mikaela Boley
E-mail: mboley@umd.edu

February 16-April 8, 2017
Thursday Evenings, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday Mornings, 9am-noon
Eastern Shore Higher Education Center
Wye Mills Campus

This is a joint class that includes Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot County.

2017 Basic Training Flyer

Washington County Master Gardener Program

Washington County Extension office
7303 Sharpsburg Pike
Boonsboro, MD 21713
301-791-1604
Fax: 301-791-1048
MG Coordinator: Annette Cormany
E-mail: acormany@umd.edu

February 2-April 13, 2017
Every Thursday, 9:00am-3:00pm 
Washington County Agriculture Education Center,
Washington County Extension Office, Boonsboro

Wicomico County Extension 
Lower Eastern Shore Master Gardener Program
P.O. Box 1836
Rt. 349 Nanticoke Road
Salisbury, MD 21802
(410) 749-6141
MG Coordinator: Ginny Rosenkranz
E-mail: rosnkrnz@umd.edu

Fall 2017: TBA
Wicomico Extension Office

Worcester County
Part of the Lower Eastern Shore Master Gardener Program

Please see the listing for Wicomico County

State Master Gardener Program office
Home and Garden Information Center
12005 Homewood Rd.
Ellicott City, MD 21042

State Master Gardener Coordinator
Jon Traunfeld
jont@umd.edu
410-531-5556

State Master Gardener Advanced Training Coordinator
Alicia Bembenek
aliciafb@umd.edu
(410) 531-1754

Administrative Assistant
Beth Bukoski
ebukoski@umd.edu
410-531-5557

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