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

  AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2019

DELTA COUNTY - Escanaba

Training Site: Bay de Noc Community College
Address: 2001 N. Lincoln Rd. Escanaba, MI 49829
When: Tuesdays, 4:30pm - 9:30pm, August 20 - December 3, 2019
Registration Deadline: Friday, August 9, 2019
Contact Person: Liz Slajus, slajusel@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpdelta19f/

GENESEE COUNTY - Clio

Training Site: Mott Community College - Northern Tier Center
Address: 4082 W. Vienna Rd.
When: Thursdays, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, August 22 - December 5, 2019
Registration Deadline:
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Contact Person: Barslund Judd, juddbars@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpgenesee19f/

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 - Grand Raids

Training Site: MSU Extension Kent County
Address: 775 Ball Ave. NE
When: Tuesdays, 4:00pm to 8:00pm, September 3 - December 10, 2019
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Contact Person: Deb Gulick, gulickde@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpkent19fall/

MACOMB COUNTY - Clinton Township

Training Site: Robert A. VerKuilen Building
Address: 21885 Dunham, Suite 12
When: Mondays, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Registration Deadline:Thursday, August 8, 2019
Contact Person: Karen Burke, burkeka9@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpmacomb19/

OAKLAND COUNTY - Waterford

Training Site: Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center
Address: 2100 Pontiac Lake Rd. Waterford MI 48238
When: Saturdays, 9:00am - 1:00pm, August 17 - December7, 2019
Registration Deadline:Friday, August 2, 2019
Contact Person: Cathy Morris, morrisc@oakgov.com
Application and Registration Link for Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpoakand19f/

WASHTENAW COUNTY - Ann arbor

Training Site: Washtenaw Western Services Building
Address: 705 N. Zeeb Rd. Ann Arbor, MI 48103
When: Wednesdays, 5:30pm - 9:30pm August 21 - November 27, 2019
Registration Deadline: Friday, August 9, 2019
Contact Person: Robert Bricault, bricault@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpwashtenaw19/

WAYNE COUNTY - Detroit

Training Site: Wayne Community College District, Northwest Campus Larry L. Lewis Education Center Auditorium
Address: 8200 Outer Dr. Detroit, MI 48219
When: Saturdays, 9:00am - 1:00pm, August 17 - December 7, 2019
Registration Deadline: Friday, August 2, 2019
Contact Person: Deirdre Hope hopedeir@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Wayne Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpwayne19f/

January 2020

Livingston County - TBD
When: January - April 2020

COMPLETED COURSES OFFERED DURING 2019
Watersmeet Township [Gogebic County] / canceled
Jackson [Jackson County]
Harper Woods [Wayne County]
Mason [Ingham County]
Traverse City [Leelanau County]
Novi [Oakland County]


COMPLETED COURSES OFFERED DURING 2018 [15 courses]
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 [16 courses]

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 [13 courses]

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 [12 courses]

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 [9 courses]

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