Master Gardener Program

The Master Gardener Program provides interested individuals with extensive training in many phases of gardening. In return, participants volunteer to teaching horticultural information to the public based on university research and recommendations.


Master Gardener Mini-College
The Master Garden Mini-College is a specially designed advanced training program for Master Gardeners.
New Master Gardener Manual now available!
Penn State Extension has published the newly updated Master Gardener Manual, an expansive guide containing a comprehensive inventory of gardening and landscape-management topics for home gardeners, students and professionals.

Master Gardener Program News

Master Gardener Educational Gardens in progress.
Making Progress: Master Gardeners’ Educational Garden
May 25, 2017
The Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County have been busy building Educational Gardens in the greenway section of the Penn State Extension Office at 88 Chenango Street in Montrose.
Back: Commissioner Mary Ann Warren, SCCTC instructor Heather Charles, Commissioners Betsy Arnold and Alan Hall. Front: SCCTC Executive Director Dr. Alice Davis, welding students: Derik Gorton and Owen Vosburg.
Master Gardeners Partner with SCCTC Welding Class to Complete Gazebo Project on the Green in Montrose
May 25, 2017
The Penn State Master Gardeners have completed the educational landscape revitalization of the Gazebo on the Green in Montrose!
Family Garden Day with Penn State Extension
May 23, 2017
Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County are hosting Family Garden Day on Saturday, June 3, 2017, between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the Penn State Extension office, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle, PA 17013.

Upcoming Events

Lackawanna County Plant Sale
When: May 26, 2017
Where: Scranton, PA
Perry County Master Gardener Plant Sale
When: May 27, 2017
Where: New Bloomfield, PA
When: June 1, 2017
Where: Honesdale, PA
Williamsport First Friday
When: June 2, 2017
Where: Williamsport, PA
Home Gardeners School
When: June 3, 2017
Where: Springfield, PA
Landscaping with Herbs
When: June 3, 2017
Where: Chambersburg, PA
Woody Plant Identification: Shade Trees
When: June 3, 2017
Where: Erie, PA
Master Gardeners Plant Sale and Garden Flea Market
When: June 3, 2017
Where: Warren, PA
Make Your Own Rolling Compost Bin
When: June 3, 2017
Where: Montrose, PA