Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Extension Office is now accepting applications for the spring Master Gardener course. All classes will be held at the Montgomery County Extension office on Wednesday’s from 10:00am – 2:00pm beginning March 4th and ending May 27th.
Please keep in mind that this is a volunteer based organization that depends greatly on your time and commitment to the program.
You will be required to complete 40 hours of volunteer service within the first year after the class sessions to receive your official Master Gardener certification.
The volunteer hours and responsibilities will be reviewed on orientation night to clarify any questions.
Please read the following very carefully:
Applications will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Applications are available at the county extension office or may be printed from the web sites listed below.
Completed applications & payment must be received by February 25th.
The first sixty (60) completed applications received will be automatically accepted into the class.
All others will be place on a waiting list and notified if there is an opening.
The fee for the class is $125.00 or $150.00 for couples.
Please remit payment with your signed application! Checks are payable to Montgomery County Extension.
Once your application has been received, you will be sent a letter notifying you whether or not you have been accepted into the class this year.
2015 Montgomery County Master Gardener (MG) Training Schedule
All classes will be held on Wednesday’s from 10:00am – 2:00pm
Program / Presenter
Orientation & Welcome: Karla Kean, Montgomery County Extension Agent & MCMGA Executive Board
Basic Botany and Plant Propagation: Zena Clardy, Horticulture Specialist-TN State University Plant
Soils/Hebron Smith: Montgomery County MG (MCMG)
Vegetable Gardening Basics: David Neblett-MC MG
Best Management Practices for Woody Ornamentals and Weed Control in Woody Ornamental Plantings: Karla Kean Montgomery County Extension Agent
Plant Diseases: Dr. Don Sudbrink, APSU
Insects: David Cook, Davidson County Extension Agent
Turfgrass Maintenance: Mitchell Mote, Rutherford County Extension Agent
Small Fruits and Tree Fruits: Dr. David Lockwood, UT Plant Sciences
Landscape Design Considerations: Tina Ramsey, Montgomery County MG
Herbaceous Ornamental Plants: Karla Kean, Montgomery County Extension
Healthy Gardener’s: Tamara Adjei, FCS/4-H Agent, Montgomery County Extension
Pesticide Safety: Karla Kean, Montgomery County Extension
Topic and speakers are subject to change!
Send completed applications & payment to:
Karla Kean, Extension Agent
Montgomery County Extension
1030 Cumberland Heights Road, STE A
Clarksville, TN 37040
Please feel free to call or email me at the Extension office with any questions you may have about the program! Karla Kean, Extension Agent 931.648.5725.
More information about the program can be found at: