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2020 Marion County Master Gardener Program: When are the next classes?

March 13, 2020
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The next Master Gardener classes conducted in Marion County will begin in September 2020.

What: Purdue Extension Master Gardener Classes in Marion County

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

When: Mid-September - Early December 2020

How Many: There will be two different programs this fall. One of them meets from 1:00-4:00 PM, and the other class meets from 6:00-9:00 PM. Both classes usually meet twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays with a few exceptions.

Cost: Basic registration fee TBD (estimated to be $170-180 per person (second person from same household is half price if materials are shared).

Class Topics: Class topics for the core curriculum will be: Master Gardener Orientation, Plant Science, Soils and Plant Nutrition, Insect Identification & Control/Pest Management, Plant Disease/Plant Disease Diagnosis, Weed Identification & Control, Invasive Species/Animal Pests (Nuisance Wildlife), Pesticide Use & Safety/Pesticide Alternatives, Lawn Care, Vegetable Gardening, Fruit Gardening, Woody Ornamentals: Plant Selection/Trees & Shrubs, Woody Ornamentals: Landscape Maintenance, Woody Ornamentals: Pruning Trees & Shrubs, Volunteer Guidelines & Opportunities, Herbaceous Ornamentals: Annual & Perennial Flowers, and Herbaceous Ornamentals: Ornamental Grasses & Flowering Bulbs. A final test (open-book exam) will be given during the last session.

Optional Class Topics: Home Landscape Design, House Plant Care, and Plant Propagation.


For information on Extension Master Gardener classes in other counties in Indiana, consult the links below.

Current Basic Training Programs Offered

Counties with an Extension Master Gardener Program



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