Master Gardener Training

2014 Master Gardener Training Documents HERE

How do I become a Master Gardener?

Master Gardeners (MGs) are volunteers trained by OSU Extension Service agents and specialists. To become an OSU Master Gardener, you must complete the training program, pass a final examination following training, and volunteer a specified number of hours of public service through the Master Gardener program.

What will I learn?

Through the Master Gardener Training program volunteers receive training in botany, soil science, insect and disease identification and control, care and culture of ornamental plants, small fruits, lawns, home orchards and vegetables, and diagnosis of plant problems

When and Where?

In 2014, classes will be held January 8th through March 19th on Wednesdays from 9am to 4pm.

The Polk County Master Gardener Trainings are typically held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Dallas. Click here for map and directions.

How do I get more information?

Classes for 2014 have already begun, but you can contact the OSU Extension Office - Polk County at 503-623-8395 to be notified about classes for 2015!

Contact Alisha at or 503-623-8395 for more information.

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