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 MORE INFORMATION
- A general brochure on the Master Gardener program in Marion County is found in the Related Files section near the bottom of this page.
- Additional information on the registration process and specific class application forms will be posted on this page soon.
- Actual registration for the classes will begin this summer. An online registration link will be posted here.
- 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: email@example.com.
For information on Extension Master Gardener classes in other counties in Indiana, consult the links below.