Recruiting for the 2018 Class


REGISTRATION FOR THE 2018 MASTER GARDENER CLASS IS NOW CLOSED.  Thank you for your interest in our program!  Please check back with us next August for the 2019 class.

Would you like to become a Master Gardener?  Are you interested in becoming more knowledgable by receiving university level training in horticulture?  Do you have the passion, the commitment, and the willingness to serve your community by providing a minimum of 40 hours of volunteer service every year?  Will you assist the Cooperative Extension Service by answering questions about gardening in the Albuquerque area after you have been trained?  If you can answer yes to these questions, we would love to have you join our ranks.

Application Information

The Bernalillo County Extension Service begins recruiting volunteers in August for the class that begins in January of the following year. The 13-week training program takes place every Tuesday morning. Master Gardeners agree to work forty hours annually in a variety of service opportunities.  Each County Extension Service runs its own training program.

The Master Gardener class for the 2018 year will begin on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 and continue through part of April 2018.  Applications will be available ONLINE ONLY here on the website beginning Monday, August 14, 2017.

Click here to read an informative brochure produced by New Mexico State University about the state Master Gardener Program. Please call 243-1386 for more specific information about the Bernalillo County program (Albuquerque Master Gardeners).

Come and join us!  We have fun, we learn a great deal, and we are a service to our community.