What does it mean to be a Master Gardener?
Master Gardener programs (also known as Extension Master Gardener Programs) are volunteer programs that train individuals in the science and art of gardening. These individuals pass on the information they learned during their training, as volunteers who advise and educate the public on gardening and horticulture.
How long does it take to become a Master Gardener?
Master Gardener Training Courses Once accepted into the UC Master Gardener program by a local UC Cooperative Extension office, applicants will receive a minimum of 50 hours of training provided by the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources over the course of 16 weeks .