Do you....

Enjoy gardening?
Want to learn more about plants & their culture? 
Enjoy sharing your knowledge with others?

What you will receive....

  • A comprehensive technical manual covering a wide range of horticulture topics
  • Intensive and practical training by Extension faculty and staff
  • Latest research publications from the Ohio State University Extension
  • Skills in teaching others what you know 
  • Advanced training opportunities
  • The comradery of fellow Master Gardeners
  • Certificate of Graduation

What it takes.....

Availability on Wednesdays, January 30th through April 3rd.  Click here to view the Master Gardener Training Brochure.

Course registration fee of $225.00 to cover the cost of the materials.  Scholarships are available, call the OSU office for more details.

  • 50 hours of volunteer time during you first year by:
    • Answering the horticultural "Hot Line"  and walk-in questions on horticulture topics
    • Giving talks to garden clubs and other organizations
    • Working on the various Master Gardener Projects in the County.
    • Assisting at garden fairs, plant sales & the Portage County Randolph Fair

If you would like an application, click here or call The Ohio State University Extension Office at (330) 296-6432.