Embrace the Joys of Gardening
Join the Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Program
in Robertson County

Are you captivated by the magic of growing things? Do you yearn to cultivate not only vibrant gardens but also a vibrant community? If so, the Robertson County Master Gardener program is looking for you!

This program welcomes enthusiastic individuals who desire to embark on a rewarding journey of horticultural exploration. Through approximately 40 hours of enriching training, followed by 40 hours of meaningful volunteer experiences, you'll gain invaluable knowledge and practical skills to transform your own green spaces and share your passion with others.

To become a certified Tennessee Extension Master Gardener, you'll commit to:

(1) Comprehensive training: Explore the subject of horticulture through a hybrid class format combining in-person sessions in Springfield with engaging virtual instruction.The class typically runs from February to April and reliable Internet service is a must.

(2) Meaningful volunteerism: Put your expertise into action by contributing 40 hours to impactful community projects assisting fellow gardeners.

(3) Ongoing learning: Dedicate 8 hours of continuing education within a year to refine your skills and stay abreast of horticultural advancements.

For a registration fee of $175 ($225 for couples sharing materials), you gain access to a wealth of knowledge, a supportive community, and the chance to make a positive difference. (This fee is subject to change.) Don't miss this exciting opportunity to cultivate new skills, connect with like-minded individuals, and make your mark on the Robertson County community!

The Master Gardener training class is held once a year usually beginning in February. Contact BobAry@utk.edu if interested in attending the next class.