How can I become a Master Gardener?

Cypress Basin Master Gardener Training

Held each January thru March at the Titus County AgriLife Extension Office in Mt. Pleasant, Texas.

What are the requirements to become a Texas Master Gardener?

The requirements to become a Texas Master Gardener are as follows:
·  Complete 50 hours in TMG training as offered by Texas AgriLife Extension.
·  Complete 50 hours of volunteer service within the first year of membership.
·  Each subsequent year of membership, complete 6 hours of continuing education and 25 hours of volunteer time.

What kind of training do Master Gardeners receive?
Extension professionals, specialists, and local experts teach Master Gardener classes.

Topics include:
·  Growing Fruits & Vegetables
·  Landscape Plants
·  Annuals and Perennials
·  Environmental Conservation
·  Plant Selection & Propagation
·  Plant Pathology
·  Soil Science
·  Entomology
·  Earth Kind Plants & Shrubs

Questions?
Contact the Titus County AgriLife Extension Office at 903-572-5201
You can download a PDF document that covers the basics of becoming a Master Gardener here.

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