Love to dig in the dirt?  Do you want to grow more of your own food but would like to know more?  Love flowers, trees and shrubs and want to be able to make them flourish in your home garden?   Want to educate others through your volunteer work?  You'll love the Michigan Master Gardener Training Program.   To learn more, please visit the Michigan State University website to learn about the steps you can take and the training you'll receive when you decide to become a certified Michigan Master Gardener. 

If you've already decided that becoming a Michigan Master Gardener is for you, then check the list below to see if there is a class available in your area in 2019.   If there isn't a class near you then please check again later to see if classes are opening in your area. 

Once you've decided to become a Master Gardener we hope you'll also join the Michigan Master Gardener Association.  We represent the volunteer aspect of the program.  Membership in the MMGA provides you vital liability insurance coverage when you are working as a Master Gardener Volunteer.  We also offer exclusive discounts and help support Michigan State University’s Master Gardener College.   Please join with us to help keep the Michigan Master Gardener Program strong and help us continue to beautify this beautiful state.  To become a member of the MMGA please visit our Membership page.

2019  MASTER GARDENER TRAINING COURSES

JANUARY 2019

GOGEBIC COUNTY - WATERSMEET TOWNSHIP

Training Site: Watersmeet Township School District
Address: N47020 US-45, Library, Watersmeet MI 49969
When: Saturday Weekend Warrior
            January 19, February 9, February 23, March 9, March 23, April 13, April 27
            May 4 (make up)
            9:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
Registration Deadline: January 11, 2019
Contact Person: Rebecca Krans, kransr@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Gogebic Site: Register Here!!

 JACKSON COUNTY - JACKSON

Training Site: Jackson County / MSU Extension
Address: 1715 Lansing Ave, Suite 257, Jackson MI 48202
When: Thursdays, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
            January 17 - April 25, 2019
            (Including possible makeup date)
Registration Deadline: December 29, 2018
Contact Person: Cris Culpepper, culpep21@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Jackson Site: Register Here!!

WAYNE COUNTY - HARPER WOODS

Training Site: Wayne County Community College District, University Center
Address: 19305 Vernier Rd, Harper Woods, MI 48225
When: Saturdays, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
            January 19 - May 4, 2019
            (Including possible makeup date; no class will be held on April 20, 2019)
Registration Deadline: January 9, 2019
Contact Person: Deirdre Hope, hopedeir@msu.edu or Olivia Gee, geeolivi@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Wayne Site: Register Here!!

MARCH 2019

INGHAM COUNTY - MASON

Training Site: Ingham County 4-H Fairgrounds Community Center
Address: 700 E. Ash St., Mason, MI 58854
When: Mondays, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
            March 4 - June 10, 2019
            (including make up date)
Registration Deadline: February 22, 2019
Contact Person: Diane Brown, rytlews1@msu.edu or Jessica Huegli, jhuegli@ingham.org 
Application and Registration Link for Site: Register Here!!

LEELANAU COUNTY - TRAVERSE CITY

Training Site: Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Center
Address: 6686 S Center Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684
When: Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
            March 7 - June 13, 2019
            (including make up date)
Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Contact Person: Nathaniel Walton, waltonn2@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Leenanau County Site: Register Here!!

OAKLAND COUNTY - NOVI

Training Site: MSU Tollgate Farm
Address: 28115 Meadowbrood Rd, Novi MI 48377
When: Tuesdays, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
             March 5 - June 11, 2019
             (including make up date)
Registration Deadline: Monday, February 18, 2019
Contact Person: Cathy Morris, morri735@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Oakland Site: Register Here!!

 AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2019

DELTA COUNTY - TBD

Training Site: TBD
Address: TBD
When: August - December 2019
Registration Deadline: TBD
Contact Person: Rebecca Krans, kransr@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Site: TBD

GENESEE COUNTY - TBD

Training Site: TBD
Address: TBD
When: August - December 2019
Registration Deadline:
TBD
Contact Person: Barslund Judd, juddbars@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Site: TBD

KALAMAZOO COUNTY - TBD

Training Site: TBD
Address: TBD
When: August - December 2019
Registration Deadline:TBD
Contact Person: Linda Whitlock, whitlo13@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Site: TBD

KENT COUNTY - TBD

Training Site: TBD
Address: TBD
When: September - December 2019
Registration Deadline:TBD
Contact Person: Deb Gulick, gulickde@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Site: TBD

MACOMB COUNTY - TBD

Training Site: TBD
Address: TBD
When: August - December 2019
Registration Deadline:TBD
Contact Person: Karen Burke, burkeka9@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Site: TBD

OAKLAND COUNTY - TBD

Training Site: TBD
Address: TBD
When: August - December 2019
Registration Deadline:TBD
Contact Person: Becky Irey, ireyrebe@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Site: TBD

WASHTENAW COUNTY - TBD

Training Site: TBD
Address: TBD
When: August - December 2019
Registration Deadline: TBD
Contact Person: TBD
Application and Registration Link for Site: TBD

WAYNE COUNTY - TBD

Training Site: TBD
Address: TBD
When: August - December 2019
Registration Deadline: TBD
Contact Person: Deirdre Hope hopedeir@msu.edu or Olivia Gee, geeolivi@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Wayne Site: Coming Soon

COMPLETED COURSES OFFERED DURING 2018
Flint [Genesee County]
Iron Mountain [Dickinson County]
Ann Arbor [Washtenaw County]
Portage [Kalamazoo County]
Clinton Township [Macomb County] 2 classes
Traverse City [Grand Traverse County]
Detroit [Wayne County]
Clinton Township [Macomb County
St. Johns [Clinton County]
Belleville [Wayne County]
Alpena [Alpena County]
Waterford [Oakland County]
Houghton [Houghton County]
Howell [Livingston County]
Grand Rapids [Kent County]

COMPLETED COURSES OFFERED DURING 2017

Portage (Kalamazoo County)
Flint (Genesee County)
 Sault St. Marie (Chippewa County)
 Belleville (Wayne County)
Clinton Township (Macomb County)
Traverse City (Leelanau County)
Waterford (Oakland County)
 Clinton Township (Macomb County)
 Marquette (Marquette County)
 West Branch (Ogemaw County)
 Mason (Ingham County)
 Harper Woods (Wayne County)
 Jackson (Jackson County)
 Imlay City (Lapeer County)
 Novi (Oakland County)
 Grand Rapids (Kent County)

COMPLETED COURSES OFFERED DURING 2016

Jackson (Jackson County)
Portage (Kalamazoo County)
Waterford (Oakland County)
Flint (Genesee County)
Clinton Township (Macomb County}
Sault Ste. Marie (Chipewa County)
Novi (Oakland County)
Mason (Ingham County)
Harper Woods  (Wayne County)
Cadillac (Wexford County)
Escanaba  (Delta County)
Washtenaw County
Grand Rapids  (Kent County)


COMPLETED COURSES OFFERED DURING 2015

Ann Arbor (Washtenaw County)
Clinton Township (Macomb County)
Portage (Kalamazoo County)
Waterford (Oakland County)
Novi
Clinton Township
Traverse City
Livingston County (Howell)
Belleville
Mason
Gaylord
Grand Rapids  

COMPLETED COURSES OFFERED DURING 2014

Clinton Township
East Lansing
Grand Rapids
Harper Woods
Howell
Leelanau County
Marquette
Mt. Pleasant
Novi