The goal of the MG Core Course is to make you a well-rounded horticulturist. You will learn about plant selection, botany, tree care, soils, entomology, plant diseases, and turf, as well as fruit and vegetable production in the Great Plains. In the end, we hope that you will be able to troubleshoot common plant problems and select plants appropriate for the landscape. Three or four topics will be covered each week. Participants will watch the lecture in person, via webinar technology, or recorded lecture. After the lecture, students will read the assigned chapters in the manual, take the open book quiz, and complete any surveys. All assignments must be completed by April 6, 2018.
For more information contact Esther McGinnis at

Blended Master Gardener Training for Yamhill County is an instructor-led blended course designed for Oregon State University Master Gardener™ trainees. Participants will gain knowledge of resources, acces to individual training modules on many relevant subjects from taking this course. It is open to Yamhill County Master Gardener trainees and trainees or master gardeners from other counties by permission of the instructors. For  information or to enroll contact Linda McMahan or Debra Zaveson at Oregon State University Extension, at or

This site is an on-line coordinator's manual for Ohio Master Gardener Volunteer coordinators. For information contact Denise Ellsworth at

The audience for this course is: UCCE San Bernardino County Master Gardeners

For more information or to enroll please contact:
Maggie O'Neill, UCCE San Bernardino, or Robin Rowe, UCCE San Bernardino,

Vermont Master Gardener-Non Certfication (Track 2) includes fourteen modules, and thirteen live online Q&A sessions with instructors, an online course guide, and additional course materials.

Complete this track if you are interested in the course content but you do not intend to become a Certified Master Gardener volunteer. For this track, no Master Gardener Volunteer Certification is awarded, there is no hands-on volunteer service required, and you are not able to use the title, “Certified Master Gardener Volunteer”.

For more information, contact: Beret Halverson at

The fee for this course is $475.  To purchase and enroll in this course, click the following button.

Consumer/Home Gardeners in Vermont who take this course will learn a wide range of subject matter including backyard vegetable gardening, perennials and annuals, soil fertility and tree care. Students learn from UVM Extension and the horticulture industry experts about landscape and botany basics, pest and plant disease control, rain gardens, sustainable landscape practices and other topics geared to help you become a more informed gardener.

The fee for this course is $425.  To purchase and enroll in this course, click the following button.

The North Dakota Master Gardener Diagnostician course is for Certified Master Gardeners from North Dakota.  By taking this course, students will learn diagnose basic horticulture questions regarding trees, vegetables, fruits, ornamentals, and turfgrass.

For more information or to enroll please contact: Dr. Esther McGinnis at 

The audience for this course is: Master Gardeners Interns in North Dakota

By taking this course, students will learn: a broad overview of horticultural topics that will allow them to select appropriate plants and to troubleshoot problems

For more information or to enroll please contact: Esther McGinnis at

The audience for this Broward County Master Gardener Training Online course is students who are attending an in-person course.This online component will supplement horticulture information presented in-class as well as introduce common customer service concepts and procedures that tend to be intimidating when working at field centers.

For more information or to enroll please contact: Julio Perez –teacher and content specialist- Broward County/University of Florida at

Jackson County Master Gardener Practicum is an online course for current participants in JCMG training.  Participants will have access to additional information and resources about plant propagation. 

For more information or to enroll contact OSU Extension Jackson County, Erika Szonntag at

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Review of Procedures for Master Gardener Clinics is a required training for certification for new and continuing master gardeners in Yamhill County, Oregon. This is totally online training. The purpose is to provide standard procedures for master gardeners in the county when they deal with the public and their gardening questions. It will cover basics of working with the public, the “Dos and Don’ts” when it comes to answering questions, and guidelines for what kinds of questions are appropriate to answer and which are not. It will include videos, self-correcting quizzes, problem solving, and other relevant activities. For more information contact Linda McMahan with Oregon State at