Master Gardeners are highly trained individuals who give unbiased, research-based information on gardening and landscape related issues. UGA Extension Gwinnett offers a Master Gardener training class each year. There is a fee for the class if you are selected to participate. You are required to attend the classes which begin in January and run weekly through March. For questions on the Master Gardener Program, call 678.377.4010.
Become a Master Gardener Extension Volunteer
Complete your application online by September 28 to become a knowledgeable leader in your community. As a certified Master Gardener, you will provide horticultural and environmental education, lead activities and projects, and give presentations and demonstrations. If accepted, you will need to: pay a $200 class fee, attend 13 weekly training classes (Wednesdays, January 9 to April 1 from 9:30am to 3:30pm at UGA Extension DeKalb County), pass midterm and final exams, and complete 50 volunteer hours.
Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted. Applicants will be notified by October 5.