Become an OSU Master Gardener
OSU Extension Service Master Gardener™ Training
Are you interested in training to become a Master Gardener volunteer?
The Master Gardener team has received new funding to support our program. We are busy planning how to best serve new participants with a re-envisioned volunteer training program.
If you are interested in our next Master Gardener training, please sign up for our contact list and you will be notified when plans are finalized and applications are being accepted.
To Improve Your Own Gardening Knowledge
The OSU Master Gardener program is focused on training volunteer garden educators.
If you are looking to improve your own gardening knowledge, OSU offers the following options:
- Certificate of Home Horticulture is an online 12-week, non-credit introduction to horticulture course.
- Gardening Short Course Series includes a menu of 12 on-demand gardening courses.
- Online Urban Agriculture Program is a new program to help those gardeners who want to make a career of gardening and build sustainable food systems in the community.
- Sustainable Landscaping course helps you work directly with your specific landscape.
- Growing Oregon Gardeners: Level Up Series is a FREE webinar series with timely topics from gardening in a changing climate to techniques to extend your season. See recordings of past webinars and find the schedule for 2023.
- Permaculture Design Certificate is an introductory course and a broad survey of the permaculture design system.
- Explore OSU’s expansive online Professional and Continuing Education courses. Including: permaculture food forests, pruning and training of berries, kiwis and grapes, and more.