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Gallatin County Master Gardener Programs

Upcoming MG Courses:

Course Title Dates Location Cost Interested?

 

  Level 1  (in-person)

 

Spring 2022 course has concluded.

Next course will be offered Spring 2023

 

 

TBD

 

TBD

Interested

 

 

  Level 1 (online)

Self-Paced

 

 

Fully Online

$90 paid at the Gallatin County Extension Office

$30 paid to Brightspace for access to the online materials

Total: $120

Interested

 

 

 

 

  Level 2 

(in-person)                          

Wednesdays, September 21st - November 16th, 2022

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Course Flyer

*Note: Only those who have completed the MG Level 1 course, passed the exam and have completed the 20 required volunteer hours are eligible to register for this course.

 

 

Gallatin County MSU Extension Office

903 N. Black Ave, Bozeman (located on the Fairgrounds)  

Certified Master Gardener Track:

  • $150
  • 30 community volunteer hours
  • Must pass closed book test

Non-Certification Track:

  • $150
  • No volunteer committment, but cannot advance to Level 3 without certification
  • No test requirement

 

Register Here

 

 

 Level 2 (online)

Self-paced

 

 

Fully Online

 

$90 paid at the Gallatin County Extension Office

$30 paid to Brightspace for access to the online materials

Total: $120

 

Interested

 

What will I learn in the Master Gardener Class?

Level 1: 

  • Intro to MSU Extension and Master Gardener
  • Soils, Nutrients and Fertility
  • Plant Growth and Development
  • Vegetable Gardening
  • Growing Small Fruit and Tree Fruit
  • Herbaceous and Woody Ornamentals
  • Landscape Design
  • Pruning
  • Lawns and Irrigation
  • Intro to Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  • Exam and 20 Volunteer Hours to Certify

Level 2:

  • Binomial Nomenclature
  • Micronutrients and Microorganisms
  • Plant Growth and Development Part II
  • Entomology
  • Plant Diseases and Disorders
  • Fruit and Vegetable IPM
  • Lawn IPM
  • Herbaceous and Woody Ornamentals IPM
  • Propagation
  • Pesticide Education
  • Exam and 30 Volunteer Hours to Certify

Level 3: 

  • By Nomination and Must be a Certified Level 2 MG
  • 20 hour, Hands-On Intensive Training in Bozeman, MT
  • Volunteer Management and Conflict Resolution
  • Plant Diagnosis
  • Insect Identification
  • Disease Identification
  • Weed Identification
  • Sustainable Food Production Horticulture Field Day
  • 40 Volunteer Hours to Certify

 

For more information about the Gallatin Master Gardener Program, contact the Gallatin County MSU Extension Office at [email protected], or for state-wide information please visit www.mtmastergardener.org/