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The UConn Extension Master Gardener Program is an educational outreach initiative that empowers individuals with horticultural knowledge and fosters community engagement. With the UConn Extension Master Gardener program you can take a class, become a Certified Master Gardener, and get answers you can trust to your horticultural questions.

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Master Gardener

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Advanced Certification

Start a Vegetable Garden

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Learn how to grow your own vegetable garden.

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Learn on Demand

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Watch select videos at your own pace.

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The Connecticut Master Gardener Association is the alumni group for UConn Master Gardeners.

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Recent News & Information

  • Support Our Program During UConn Gives
    UConn Extension’s Master Gardener Program works statewide to provide horticultural knowledge, increase food security, and empower residents to grow their own and give back to their communities. During #UConnGives we are asking for your support. Help our program at https://s.uconn.edu/givetogardeners
    Posted on April 17, 2024
  • UConn Gives is Coming!
    UConn Gives is right around the corner! This is a great opportunity to give back to an organization that gives to so many people. The UConn Extension Master Gardeners organize community projects, provide horticultural training and expertise, and donate and grow vegetables for food banks. What better way to give back to your community, than […]
    Posted on April 12, 2024
  • Garden Journals Available
    We assembled a journal for Connecticut gardeners! There are tips through every month on how to plan and maintain your garden for fresh blooms and abundant vegetables. Lots of room for notes and garden planning. Visit our store to purchase one ($25 each), local pickup at our offices is also available.
    Posted on January 30, 2024