Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station | [Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County]

Applications now being accepted for 2018 Rutgers Master Gardener Class


The 2018 Rutgers Master Gardener Course will begin on January 9, 2018.  Classes will be held on Tuesday evening's this year from 5-8 p.m.  Applications are now being accepted.

Rutgers Master Gardeners receive in-depth, hands-on training in horticulture from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey faculty and professional staff. Some basic topics include plant biology, propagation, soil science, and disease and pest control. There is a registration fee of $250.00 to cover material and program costs. (Scholarships are available.)  

In exchange for the training, Rutgers Master Gardeners agree to volunteer a certain number of hours, working in their community in programs sponsored by Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension. Successful graduates of the training become Certified Rutgers Master Gardeners after they complete their volunteer service.


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