How to become a Johnson County Master Gardener

Master Gardener training is being offered in Johnson County this Fall and the application process has begun.

Currently, the cost is $195 per person. Classes are held at the Johnson County Extension & Outreach Office.   The program has about 15 sessions mostly on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-9:30 p.m.. The classes start tentatively September 22nd and lasts until about November 24th.  There is one all-day session held on campus at Iowa State University in Ames on pathology and entomology. Participants are expected to complete 40 volunteer hours in the year following the training.  

2016 Classes are now full please check back for information regarding the 2017 class in June.


If you have any questions please contact Shannon Bielicke at or call 319-337-2145.


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