University of Maryland Extension

Master Gardener Training

 

The Maryland Master Gardener Program is an exclusive program of the University of Maryland Extension (UME).  The principal goal is to train qualified residents to become certified Master Gardeners and serve as volunteer horticulture educators.  The program's mission is to educate Maryland residents about safe, effective, and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens, landscapes, and communities.

 

Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program 

The Cecil County 2019 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program is no longer accepting applications.  The class for 2019 is closed.  The next class will be offered in 2 years - 2021.

  The principal goal is to train qualified residents to become certified Master Gardeners and serve as volunteer horticulture educators.  The program’s mission is to educate Maryland residents about safe, effective, and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens, landscapes, and communities.

The cost of the Cecil County Master Gardener Program is approximately $250.  The training will cover topics such as:  composting, pruning, vegetables, soils, botany, and much more.  Training will be held in the Cecil County Administration Building, 200 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton, MD 21921.  

Contact the University of Maryland Cecil County Extension Office at (410)-996-5280 to obtain an information packet or you can visit our website to complete and submit an online request at https://extension.umd.edu/cecil-county/gardening/master-gardener-training-information-request-form .  For more information on the Master Gardener Program, you can visit https://extension.umd.edu/mg .

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