Polk County Master Gardener Training

NOW accepting applications!

Polk County Master Gardener Training Application

Deadline to apply is December 16th, 2016.

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?

Classes are held early January through mid-March on Wednesdays from 9am to 4pm.

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

How do I JOIN?

Fill out the application at the top of the page and return it to the Polk County Extension office as soon as possible!

Contact the Extension office at 503-623-8395 for more information.