Master Gardener Volunteer Program

The Master Gardener Association in Grant County is an all-volunteer organization. The purpose of this association is exclusively for horticulture education to supplement the effort of the University of Wisconsin-Extension Program, Grant County, and thereby provide educational and information on horticultural and environmental stewardship to the residents of Grant County.  Master Gardeners are trained volunteers, educated through the University of Wisconsin-Extension staff, that offer their local community gardening information and education opportunities.

The MG program began in Wisconsin through the Extension in the late 1970’s. Local MG groups banded together in 1992 to form the Wisconsin Master Gardener Association (WIMGA).  The Grant County Association began in 2001.

Whether you are a beginner, avid gardener or professional, you and your plants will benefit from this course. For more information and to register for the course, https://hort.extension.wisc.edu/foundations-in-horticulture/

The mission of this organization shall be:lilies

  • To serve the needs of all gardeners in Grant County.
  • To promote the continuing education of members through horticultural education, programs, etc.
  • To promote community service through volunteer activities.
  • To recognize members who meet and maintain certification.
  • To provide for the exchange of ideas and to provide opportunities to promote understanding of responsible gardening practices.
  • To provide a link between the community and Extension.

 

To find out more information about Grant County Master Gardener Volunteers:

Newsletters can be found at http://grantcountymastergardeners.weebly.com/

Steps to Become A Master Gardener

Grant County Master Gardeners Website

Calendar of Events

Wisconsin Master Gardeners Website

Horticulture Links

Reporting of Volunteer hours are done online at:
https://volunteers.wimastergardener.org/vms/sec_Login/

Master Gardener Program Volunteer Enrollment
The Wisconsin Extension Master Gardener Program supports Foundations in Horticulture as the primary source of horticultural knowledge required for our program. Learn more about becoming a volunteer and the opportunities to enroll in the Master Gardener Program at http://grant county master gardeners.weebly.com/.

Very important: To become an Extension Volunteer in the Master Gardener Program you must register and complete the “Master Gardener Program Volunteer Onboarding” course. Please note, not all counties support volunteers in the Master Gardener Program and not all counties accept new volunteers annually. The current list of counties accepting new volunteers is listed on the Master Gardener Program website:https://mastergardener.extension.wisc.edu/onboarding-registration/ .