CSU Extension offering Colorado Master Gardener Training

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Denyse Schrenker

CSU Extension Horticulture and Small Acreage Agent



August 22, 2023 - Become a Colorado Master Gardener. The application period is open now. Applications will be accepted until September 15, and training begins on October 30. 

Initial training consists of 15 online, self-paced classes focused on gardening in Colorado: botany, soils, trees, lawn care, vegetables, entomology, plant pathology, Colorado gardening challenges and more. The online class content is up-to-date, engaging, self-paced, and includes integrated readings, videos, activities, and quizzes. 

There are four optional in-person labs that provide participants with an opportunity for hands-on learning. The labs also allow students a chance to meet their fellow Eagle County Master Gardeners as well as their Master Gardener Coordinator. Training begins on October 30 and concludes on March 31, 2024. 

Colorado gardening and landscaping take grit and knowledge of our unique soils, climates, and plants. CSU Extension has been helping people grow in our great state for 150 years. Learn from our Colorado horticulture experts through our “Green School” program and become a Colorado Master Gardener to give back to our community. 

To learn more, visit the CSU Extension Master Gardener Program online. For more information contact Denyse Schrenker, CSU Extension Horticulture and Small Acreage Agent, at denyse.schrenker@eaglecounty.us or at 970-328-8633.

Colorado State University Extension is an equal opportunity provider. | Colorado State University Extension es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades. 

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