ANNOUNING THE 2017 CLASS!!

CLASS WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAYS DURING 2017

2017 Master Gardener Training Course

Thursdays 6 to 9 PM

August 31st through December 14th

Tippecanoe County Extension Office

3150 Sagamore Parkway S, Lafayette


The Purdue Master Gardener Program is an integral part of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service and provides the citizens of Indiana a framework to increase their knowledge on a wide variety of horticultural subjects.

To become a Purdue Master Gardener, you are required to complete the Master Gardener Training Course, pass the final exam with a 70% or better, and complete 35 hours of volunteer service.  The annual Master Gardener training course consists of 15 classes from September to December.  Classes for 2017 will be on Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 PM at the Tippecanoe County Extension office (3150 Sagamore Parkway South, Lafayette, IN).

Topics covered in the training course include (but are not limited to):

  • Soil Science
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Lawn Care
  • Plant Science
  • Vegetables
  • Insect Pest Diagnosis and Control
  • Weed Identification and Control
  • Plant Disease Diagnosis and Control
  • Woody and Herbaceous Ornamentals
  • Animal Damage and Control

The cost of the training class is $120, which covers the cost of the newly revised 500+ page Master Gardener manual, badges, and refreshments during the classes.  Space is limited to the first 40 applicants.  

Get on the waiting list for 2017 by calling (765) 474-0793 or email at mitcheka@purdue.edu

Karen Mitchell
Master Gardener County Coordinator
Tippecanoe County Cooperative Extension Service
3150 Sagamore Parkway South
Lafayette, IN 47905-5156

(765) 474-0793
mitcheka@purdue.edu

 Purdue Master Gardener Application Form