Master Gardener Program

The Master Gardener Program trains garden enthusiasts to learn, grow, and teach others about plants and gardening in the home landscape. Participants receive 40 hours of training via webcasting, face-to-face, and hands-on workshops, while interacting with others of similar interests. After completing their training, Master Gardener Interns volunteer 40 hours of service in county approved projects related to gardening education to become active Master Gardeners. To maintain active status, Master Gardeners must attend at least 10 hours of county approved continuing education and volunteer at least 20 hours of service on county approved projects.

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Master Gardener

The mission of the the Clinton County Master Gardeners Program is to provide current, research-based, home horticulture information and education to the citizens of Iowa through ISU Extension programs and projects. Through their participation in educational activities, Master Gardeners also increase their own personal knowledge in horticulture.  Master Gardeners participate in a variety of activities from assisting at after-school programs, helping at the Bickelhaupt Arboretum to planning gardens at the Outdoor Living Classroom.

Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener?  Please contact us at 563.659.5125 for information on upcoming training opportunities.