Master Gardener Program

The Master Gardener Program is a 50 hour horticultural training program offered by the University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service. The program lasts ten weeks with classes meeting once a week for five hours. A $100.00 fee covers all course materials and is due at enrollment.

Program graduates are expected to donate fifty hours of volunteer service to the Taylor County Extension Office. Volunteer activities can include answering horticultural questions over the phone, in person or through the media; participating in public service projects; giving educational programs; supporting youth activities, performing soil sample evaluations and assisting in field research.

Call Clay or Kristy at the Taylor County Extension Office at (850) 838-3508 or email at for more information and to enroll in the program.