Wisconsin Master Gardener Program
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Master Gardener Program supports a network of individuals, known as Master Gardeners, dedicated to horticulture education, service, and lifelong learning. Through University research-based horticulture training, Master Gardeners are equipped to address needs and opportunities in their community and throughout the state.
Training is required to become a Master Gardener. Individuals wanting to become a Wisconsin Master Gardener should participate in a learning opportunity from the Wisconsin Extension Horticulture Program such as a county-based in-person course (limited availability) or sign up for our statewide online course Growing and Caring for Plants in Wisconsin: Foundations in Gardening and then must complete the online Master Gardener Onboarding course.
Growing and Caring for Plants in Wisconsin: Foundations in Gardening
The Growing and Caring for Plants in Wisconsin: Foundations in Gardening course teaches participants university research-based methods to successfully grow their plants and manage common pests.
At the end of the course, course participants will be able to:
The Wisconsin Extension Master Gardener Program supports Growing and Caring for Plants in Wisconsin: Foundations in Gardening as the primary source of horticultural knowledge required for the Master Gardener program.
Master Gardener Program Onboarding
Participating in the Master Gardener Program Onboarding course fulfills the requirements of joining the Extension Master Gardener Program in Wisconsin.
MG Onboarding course participants:
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To learn more about the Growing and Caring for Plants in Wisconsin: Foundations in Gardening course, go to https://hort.extension.wisc.edu/foundations-in-gardening/.
For questions about the Master Gardener Program, go to https://mastergardener.extension.wisc.edu/get-started/.
To join the mailing list to receive information about future Growing and Caring for Plants in Wisconsin: Foundations in Gardening and Master Gardener programs, go to: https://mastergardener.extension.wisc.edu/get-started/. Click on “Sign Up for Updates.”
For specific information about the Waukesha County Master Gardeners, contact Ann Wied at 262-548-7788 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information regarding the Master Gardener Program, please contact:
Consumer Horticulture Educator
Extension Waukesha County
515 W Moreland Blvd AC G22
Waukesha WI 53188
Phone: (262) 548-7788
Fax: (262) 548-7787
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