Our Master Gardener Courses are Online, Independent Study Courses. Students work at their own pace and have 6 months to complete all course assignments and quizzes.
What You Will Learn
In this class, you will merge your gardening experience with the knowledge you have acquired throughout the program. You will begin your journey into areas of specialist expertise and explore the most classic of garden compositions - container plantings. We will then learn about that green backdrop to garden art, the lawn and examine the cultivation of 'food from the heart' - fruits and vegetables.
- Container Gardening
- Lawn Care
- Fruit Gardens
- Vegetable Gardens
Technical Requirements: Internet (High Speed preferred)
Course Dates: Courses start three times a year, October 1, November 15, and February 1st. The registration deadline is one week prior to the start of each course date. Students who register for their courses on October 1st and November 15th are be eligible for a course extension. Students who begin courses on February 1st are not eligible for course extensions.
Number of Courses: Students are to take ONE course at a time per intake, unless otherwise approved by Extended Learning.
Refunds: Course refunds are eligible up until the registration deadline. After the registration deadline, there are no course refunds.
It is recommended that the Master Gardener Program Courses be taken in the following order:
- The Science of Gardening
- Maintaining the Garden
- Plant ID and Use
- The Art of Gardening
Master Gardener Summer School is offered for the first full week in July. This year it is July 6-10, 2020! The Summer School is a requirement to become an Atlantic Master Gardener and can be taken at any point throughout the certificate.
"It really pulled together so many practical points of gardening. I learned so much from this course. I also had a good laugh at how many things I have been doing wrong these last few years(in the garden) and look forward to reaping the rewards of correcting these practices."
"I loved this course and I have found this series (the four courses) such an amazing package!"
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Master Gardener Training Program - Atlantic : Required