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Marion County Master Gardener Program: When are the next classes?

September 13, 2018
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The next Master Gardener classes conducted in Marion County will begin September 11, 2018.

What: Purdue Extension-Marion County Master Gardener Classes

Where: Indiana State Fairgrounds, Discovery Hall, Marion County (Indianapolis, IN)

When: mid-September - early December, 2018

A brochure on the Master Gardener program in Marion County is found in the Related Files section at the bottom of this page.

There will be 19 sessions in the 2018 Master Gardener program in Marion County. The topics are: 1) Master Gardener Orientation, 2) Plant Science, 3) Soils and Fertilizers, 4) Pest Management, Insect Identification & Control, 5) Disease Identification & Control, Plant Problem Diagnosis, 6) Animal Damage Management and Weed Identification & Control, 7) Pesticide Use and Safety, 8) Lawn Care, 9) Home Landscape Design, 10) Plant Selection and Trees & Shrubs, 11) Landscape Maintenance, 12) Pruning Trees & Shrubs, 13) Vegetable Gardening, 14) Fruit Gardening, 15) House Plants, 16) Volunteer Opportunities, 17) Annual and Perennial Flowers, Groundcovers, 18) Flowering Bulbs and Ornamental Grasses, and 19) Exam/Evaluation/Makeup Session.

Registration information for the 2018 classes is below. There are two parts to the registration process. Step 1: Apply and be accepted into the Master Gardener program. Step 2: Register for the specific Master Gardener class. BEGIN STEP 1 NOW! It must be completed before you register online for the class.

In Marion County, Master Gardener Class 2018-1 meets during the afternoon and Master Gardener Class 2018-2 meets in the evening. The 2018 class schedule is the same for each class except for time. There is no charge for parking at either class.

Basic registration fee: $170 per person (second person from same household is $85. Cancellation Policy: If for any reason you are unable to attend there is a $22 cancellation policy per registration.

If you wish to be placed on a list to receive future class registration information via e-mail when it becomes available, please send an e-mail to:

For information on Master Gardener classes in other counties in Indiana, CLICK HERE for contact information.


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