Be a Master Gardener
Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 OSU Extension Master Gardener classes in Greene County. Deadline to apply is October 31st.
How do I know if I would make a good Master Gardener Volunteer?
You could qualify to be a Greene County Ohio Master Gardener if:
- You want to learn more about plants and gardening.
- You are eager to participate in a practical and intensive training program.
- You enjoy sharing your knowledge with others.
- You have the time to attend training and serve your community as a volunteer educator
How do I become a Master Gardener Volunteer?
Initial training is conducted for 13 weeks usually from early February through early April. Once training is completed you must volunteer 50 hours of service through the OSU Extension Office. To recertify each year you must volunteer 25 hours, again through the OSU Extension Office and complete 10 hours of continuing education.
Is there a fee for Master Gardener Volunteer training?
Yes, there is a fee for Greene County Master Gardener Volunteer Training. It is $175.00. This covers the cost of training materials and other expenses incurred to conduct training and to help support educational activities.
How can I find out more about becoming a Greene County Master Gardener Volunteer?
Horticulture Program Coordinator
Extension in the City Coordinator
OSU Extension Montgomery County
1001 S. Main St./ Dayton, Ohio 45409
Horticulture Program Assistant
OSU Extension Greene County
100 Fairground Road / Xenia, OH 45385
937-372-9971, ext. 128 Office / 937-372-4070 Fax