Master Gardener Community College Class Outreach Program

epcc classHome gardeners can learn directly from Master Gardeners through the El Paso Community College (EPCC) Continuing Education Program.  Master Gardeners share their expertise in topics such as soil improvement, turf grass, vegetable gardening, native and adapted plants, xeriscaping, herb and container gardening and fertilizers and pesticides in this non-credit course offered on Saturdays.  Class information will be posted on this page or you can check the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Class Schedule a few weeks before the start of each semester for details.

For online access, you may go to and follow links to the current semester’s Class Schedules: Continuing Education under the Catalog/Schedules link

Registration Information

Home Gardening in El Paso

Class Day of Week: Saturday                  Class Dates: June 4 – July 23
Class Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   Course Tuition: $61.00
CRN Number:374445                               Course Number: PIA 477
Credit: Non-credit Course                       Registration underway and ends June 3
Campus: Valle Verde (VV)                      Campus –
Bldg. B, Rm. 101

“Home Gardening in El Paso” – Summer 2016    

Date Topic Speaker
June 4 Earth-Kind Landscaping – Environmental Stewardship Jan Dreher
June 11 Soils and Fertilizers Rex Morris
June 18 Irrigation and Composting Bill Hodge
June 25 Integrated Pest Management/Weed Weed Management in Urban Landscapes Mary Ann McCravey
July 2 Lawn is Not a Four-Letter Word Doc Stalker
July 9 Vegetable Gardening Marianela Milner
July16 Native and Adapted Plants and Trees Jim Hastings
July 23 Down to Earth with Container Gardening Jan Petrzelka

Continuing Education students are encouraged to register in person at the Administrative Services Center, 9050 Viscount, Building B – Room 220; Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Closed 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.) or at other EPCC campus locations (call 831-7737 for info).

Registration forms can be found in the EPCC Summer 2016 Continuing Education catalog, here, or on this printable PDF form.



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