Upcoming Extension Master Gardener Trainings

MSU Extension Master Gardener Training Courses are typically offered starting in January, March and August in several locations around the state. Course locations with upcoming available enrollment are listed below. If you have questions about courses in other locations, please email us at

Note that all prospective trainees must undergo the MSU Extension Volunteer Selection Process (VSP). This process includes background checks, references and an interview. VSP is included in registration accessed by clicking the link for the specific site you are interested in. The cost for the training course is $325. 

Learn more about becoming an MSU Extension Master Gardener 

Fall 2020


Training Site: MSU Tollgate Education Center
Address:  28155 Meadowbrook Rd
                Novi, MI 48377
When: Tuesdays, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
            August 18 - December 1, 2020
            (including makeup date, no class November 3, 2020)
Application Deadline: TBD
Contact Person: Cathy Morris,
Application and Registration Link for Oakland County Site: Application and Registration will open Spring 2020 

 Current Training





Livingston Livingston County EMS Building January 21 - April 28, 2020 Irene Donne,
Genesee GCCARD January 25 - May 9, 2020 Barslund Judd,
Marquette Peter White Library January 25 - May 16, 2020 Liz Slajus,
Macomb Robert A VerKuilen Building March 2 - June 15, 2020 Karen Burke,
Wayne Wayne County Community College District March 3 - June 16, 2020 Deirdre Hope,
Leelanau Grand Traverse Regional Arts Campus March 5 - June 11, 2020 Nate Walton,
Oakland South Oakland Health Center - Southfield Office March 5 - June 11, 2020 Cathy Morris,
Ottawa Ottawa County Fillmore Complex March 19 - June 25, 2020 Angela Van Order,