Master Gardener Program


Upcoming Events
Pretty Bloomers Spring Gardening Workshop Apr 25, 2019 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Breckenridge Elementary Cafeteria
Jamestown Garden Morning May 04, 2019 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM — Stutsman Co Ext, 502 10th Ave SE, Jamestown, ND
Jamestown Garden Morning May 04, 2019 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM — Stutsman Co Ext, 502 10th Ave SE, Jamestown, ND
Garden Days 2019 Jun 22, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019 — International Peace Garden
5th Annual IPG Trip Jul 19, 2019 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM — International Peace Garden
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Certified Master Gardener Guidelines

Certified Master Gardeners are those who have completed the Core Course and the two year, 48 hour Internship requirement in North Dakota's Extension Master Gardener Program. To remain active in the program, they are responsible for reporting 20 hours of volunteer service completed within the state of North Dakota as well as 10 hours of continuing education content annually.

While learning opportunities do not need prior approval from your County Agent or from the home office, Agents can be a useful resource for finding classes and our website will offer information in the Upcoming Events and News links at the right. Both volunteer service and continuing education hours can be logged using the 'Forms' link at the left.

Continuing Education Ideas:

Classroom Learning: look for hands-on training and local lectures

  • Visit local libraries and garden centers for seminar announcements
  • Garden clubs often hold tours that are great learning opportunities, as well as networking hives!
  • Attend regional day conferences

Online Learning: look for webinars by your favorite practitioners and local sources

  • ND Extension Master Gardener offers a private webinar series just for MG's. If you don't know how to access it, email for more information!
  • NDSU Extension has a YouTube channel full of great, locally focused learning
  • Is there a new hort topic you're interested in? Try googling "TedTalk" and your topic or "TedX" and your topic
  • NDSU Field to Fork webinars are archived for you to view

Grab a book

  • We still believe in the old fashioned power of the printed page (even if it's on your e-reader) so rent or purchase a book from a University Publishing House on a topic of interest and mow through your 10 hours on a cold winter weekend. Remember to list your time on your annual reporting form as hours spent, not pages or books read.


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