Alabama Master Gardener Purpose
The Master Gardener program trains volunteers interested in committing their time to intensive horticulture-related training and to then serve as an Extension volunteer in their community.
- Receive 50 hours of instruction in gardening practices and pest control
- Conduct 50 hours of approved volunteer service
Participants are selected primarily based on their commitment to volunteering in their communities as an educational outreach of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System