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University of Idaho Extension, Bonneville County

Mailing Address:
1542 East 73rd South
Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Phone: 208-529-1390

Email: bonneville@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/bonneville

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Idaho Master Gardener

The Idaho Master Gardener Program is an intensive 14-week course. It prepares you to help other gardeners with their gardening and horticultural problems.

Time Commitment

The Idaho Master Gardener Program requires:

36 hours classroom time

From mid-January to mid-April. You will be given several open book quizzes and reading assignments.

40 hours hands-on training

Arranged with an Extension educator. Much of this time will be spent helping out in the Master Gardener room. There you will answer gardeners’ questions through the summer months with the assistance of an Advanced Idaho Master Gardener.

Certification and Credit

Upon completion of the course, master gardeners are considered paraprofessionals in home horticulture.

University credit is available for those interested.

Application and Class Forms

Updated forms will be available when the Idaho Master Gardener Program is next offered.

For more information, please contact Lena Allen, horticultural aide for the Idaho Master Gardener Program, at lallen@uidaho.edu.

Plant Clinic

Our Master Gardeners and educators can help you solve gardening problems. To submit a sample to the Idaho Master Gardener Plant Clinic:

  • Fill out the submission form (PDF) (Word)
  • Email or mail the completed form to the UI Extension, Bonneville County office.
    1542 E 73rd S
    Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Resources

Check out the gardening and horticulture resources available through the UI Extension's Idaho Master Gardener website.

Idaho Master Gardener, University of Idaho Extension

Junior Master Gardeners

4-H in Bonneville County has a Junior Master Gardener program every summer.

Learn about 4-H

How to Save Your Water Bill

This class provides information on spring lawn care practices that can help conserve water.

Houseplants

This class provides advice on how to be successful growing houseplants.

University of Idaho Extension, Bonneville County

Mailing Address:
1542 East 73rd South
Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Phone: 208-529-1390

Email: bonneville@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/bonneville

Google Map