Missouri Master Gardener
In-depth horticulture training for Missourians who wish to spread their knowledge of gardening.
The mission of the University of Missouri Extension Master Gardener volunteer program is to provide horticultural information and education to the gardening public based on proven research specific to the local climate, soils, and plants.
Find more information at MGGKC.org
The Master Gardeners will answer messages left on voice mail as well as emails sent from the website in a timely manner. The public is asked to leave a message so a Master Gardener can return the call if no one answers in person. People may also email a question to [email protected].
Any resident with an interest in gardening, novice or expert, may take the Master Gardener Core Course. All you have to do is follow these steps:
Master Gardeners moving from other states are evaluated on a case-by-case basis through discussion with the individual, local coordinator, and State Coordinator.
At the heart of the Missouri Master Gardener program is our volunteers. Volunteers assist the University of Missouri Extension Service personnel to extend the educational arm of the university to the public by providing horticultural information based on university research and recommendations.
In other words, the Missouri Master Gardener program is a place for volunteers to have a fun, educational experience while serving the community in which they live while doing what they love.