Join Esther McGinnis to learn about soils, pests, fruit and vegetable gardening, annuals and perennials, trees, shrubs, and more in our 10-week Extension course.

Did you miss a webinar? Have you been asked to give a talk and wonder if there are shared materials available? Check out this resource site, created for and accessed by NDSU Extension Master Gardeners and Interns only!

Join us on an adventure! Welcome to the 2022 NDSU Extension 

Master Gardener Core Course.

January 28 through April 8, 2022

Dr. Esther E. McGinnis, NDSU Extension Horticulturist/Extension Master Gardener Program Director

North Dakota State University

NDSU Dept. 7670

PO Box 6050

Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Phone:  701-231-7406


Join Esther for lectures and case studies on Thursdays,  10 AM - noon (central), or watch later at your convenience.

  • June 1, 15, 22

  • July 6, 13, 20

  • August 10, 17, 31

  • September 14

Course completion by September 28, 2023 will ensure graduation into Apprenticeship. MGDA's fulfill 20 hours of diagnostic work over a few years to earn their Diagnostician title. These 20 hours can be used toward both the apprenticeship and annual reporting as an EMG.

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