Full course description
Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual:
The Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual is required in order to complete this course. It is included at no additional cost with your registration, however, it must be ordered separately. You will utilize a discount code when placing your order.
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Master Gardener online core training is a semester-long course organized by weekly learning modules. The course is offered by University of Missouri Extension and does not carry official University course credit. If you have questions about this course, please contact TrinkleinD@missouri.edu. If you need disability-related accommodations, please email MU Extension ADA Support.
To understand the mission of the Missouri Master Gardener Program and how it functions.
To acquire a working knowledge of the fundamental principles of plant growth and development.
To apply concepts of plant growth and development to everyday situations and uses in horticulture.
To learn basic terminology associated with the art and science of horticulture.
To gain an appreciation of horticulture as a life-long pursuit.
Policy and Procedures
Plants and their Environment
Soil Nutrition and Nutrient Management
Establishment and Care of Woody Ornamentals
Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs
Managing Lawns and Turfgrass
Dr David Trinklein
This is a semester-long course running 15 weeks.
Plant Health Production
Missouri public and surrounding states