University of Maryland Extension

MG Volunteer Training Class 2020

Master Gardener Volunteer Training Class 2020

About this Event

Interested in improving the Chesapeake Bay? Avid Gardener or wishing you had a green thumb? Dedicated volunteer?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, you should consider becoming a UME Master Gardener Volunteer and joining the next class of enthusiastic horticulturalists! This 35+ hour course is designed to give you the basic information in preparation for volunteering as a UME Master Gardener Volunteer. Topics will include: Botany, Composting, Plant Diseases, Entomology, Weeds, Vegetable Gardening, Soils & Fertilizers, Herbaceous and Woody Perennials, Lawns and Landscapes and other subjects of horticultural interest. This program emphasizes community involvement and outreach as well as environmental stewardship. Two field trip opportunities are TBD. See the 2020 class flyer.


Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. from February 25 - to April 9, 2020


UME Calvert, Community Resources Building, 30 Duke Street, Room 105, Prince Frederick, MD 20678


$175/person - incl. Maryland Master Gardener Handbook ($69 value) & course materials


Register and pay by credit card on Eventbrite. To pay by check, see the 2020 class brochure.

If you have a disability that requires special assistance for your participation, please contact University of Maryland Extension at 410-535-3662.

For additional information, please contact the Extension office at 410-535-3662 or email

Please register by 2/14/2020. Class size is limited so register early!

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