The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

Maricopa County Master Gardener

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The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension in Maricopa County has a vibrant and active Master Gardener program and volunteer force. There are three parts to becoming and staying a Certified Master Gardener: 1) attending the training, which provides novice and experienced gardeners alike with the opportunity to improve their horticultural knowledge and skills, and 2) sharing at least 25 hours of expertise and time with the public through organized volunteer activities, and 3) earning at least 12 hours of personal continuing education.
If you are interested in learning more about the Master Gardener program or applying for the upcoming class, please visit the "How do I become a Master Gardener?" page.

What's Happening

Desert Institute of Gardening: Crazy for Compost

Desert Institute of Gardening (DIG) classes are for the public and taught by Master Gardeners.

Topic: Crazy for Compost

Desert Institute of Gardening: Digging into Desert Soils

Desert Institute of Gardening (DIG) classes are for the public and taught by Master Gardeners.

Topic: Digging into Desert Soils

Desert Institute of Gardening: Fall Herb Gardening

Desert Institute of Gardening (DIG) classes are for the public and taught by Master Gardeners.

Topic: Fall Herb Gardening

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