About the Master
- It is a volunteer training program conducted by University
Extension designed to help county extension centers meet the demands
for consumer horticulture information. Master Gardeners take
classroom training coordinated by local extension staff with the
assistance of state extension specialists located at Oklahoma State
University. After classroom training is completed, program
participants are involved in an internship program of volunteer
service coordinated by local extension centers Volunteer service
components vary widely around the state, but in all cases are
educational, extension related, and represent the interests of
- Master Gardeners have become a vital part of Extension's ability
to provide consumers with up-to-date, research-based information.
Master Gardening has also become a popular volunteer activity that
gives its participants a sense of community spirit, accomplishment
and intellectual stimulation.
Interested in Becoming a Master Gardener?
for Information & Application for 2014
Download 2014 application form
Class size is limited. Sign up now
You will receive training in:
Flower Bed Care
Gardening Insect and Disease Diagnostics/Control
Tree Planting and Care
Other Horticulture Areas
To utilize the
present skills and knowledge of experienced hobby horticulturists and to
train such individuals further in sharing their expertise and knowledge
with others in horticulture. This expertise will be used in
assisting the horticulture program at the Oklahoma county OSU Extension
Program Designed for:
Anyone with a high school degree or equivalent with a genuine
interest in horticulture who would enjoy sharing their
research-based information with others.
Those interested in learning the latest OSU horticulture research
results, techniques, and practices.
Anyone who enjoys fellowship with other gardeners and
horticulturists and has an interest in community service.
Approximately 60 hours of classroom training from OSU State and
County Horticulture Specialists in: gardening, lawn care, fruit
production, landscaping, tree planting and care, pruning, insect and
disease control, pecan production, flower bed care, soil improvement
and other horticulture areas.
A complete book of OSU Horticulture fact sheets and USDA publications
will be provided.
Numerous other educational publications and books.
all subsequent horticulture short courses at no charge as long as
you remain a certified Master Gardener.
Following Training You Will:
Have 60 hours of
internship at the Oklahoma County OSU Extension Horticulture Program
answering home horticulture related questions by phone or office visits.
Registration fee is $100., non-refundable, to cover material costs. This
fee is not due until after interviews and acceptance into the course.
Master Gardeners who have repaid their hours may re-take the course
Have a garden question?
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Mon-Fri 8:00am till 4:30pm
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Come by and see a Master
at the Okla. County Extension office
930 N. Portland Ave.
Okla. City, OK 73107
Mon-Fri 8:00am till 4:30pm
Oklahoma State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, State and
Local Governments Cooperating. The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension
Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race,
color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or status as a
veteran, and is an equal opportunity employer.