Interested in Becoming a Florida Master Gardener Volunteer?
Master Gardener Volunteer Training occurs on Wednesdays, February – May each year. Trainees learn various South Florida horticulture-related topics such as; botany, soils, plant pathology, entomology, vegetable gardening, plant identification, and much more.
The cost of training is $200, which includes textbooks, along with other necessary materials required for the training. A limited number of scholarships may be available.
Enrollment is limited, so call or e-mail today and learn how you can become a Florida Master Gardener Volunteer!
To become a Master Gardener volunteer, you need an interest in gardening, a willingness to learn, and a desire to help others learn. New volunteers serve 75 hours within the first year of their certification. Volunteers renew their certification by participating in 10 learning hours and completing 35 volunteer hours each additional year. They must also adhere to volunteer policies