FAQ

HOW DO I BECOME A MASTER GARDENER

What is a Hunt County Master  Gardener? An individual trained by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in all basic areas of horticulture to increase the availablility of horticulture information and improve the quality of life of Hunt County citizens through horticultural projects.

How do I become a Hunt County Master Gardener? Applications for the volunteer training class are accepted every other May with a $10 application fee. Persons accepted into the training class attend 66 hours of training in August, September, and October. They then volunteer 50 hours over the following year to become a certified Texas Master Gardener.  The next training class will begin Fall 2019.

Does it cost money? Yes, the course fees are $175 for 11 weeks of training. This includes the course manual, background screening, name tag, and speaker fees for the course.

 

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