Advanced Master Gardener Program
About the Program

Welcome to the Advanced Master Gardener (AMG) Page. Here you will find information about how to become an AMG, and how to keep track of your Volunteer Service Hours (VSH) and Continuing Education Units (CEU). If you're not sure if what you want to do for your VSH or CEU hours will meet the requirement, there is a form for that too! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Education Committee Chair, or Gina Dionne.

• Gina Dionne, CES Program Assistant - Email

Other Information

We have two spring 2022 class offerings:

Yay! You can renew your membership dues for 2022 when you sign up for class! You might as well get it done, since non-members pay $70 for the class. However, if your address has changed, you will want to renew separately using the website.

1. Open to ALL AMGA members:

Sign up for Mastering Garden Design with Brenda Adams.
This class was so popular this spring it's back for another run! Join expert garden designer and Alaska Master Gardener Brenda Adams for a deep exploration of garden design elements, including color, structure, layers, and more. Click here for a detailed course outline. Brenda has been hard at work incorporating suggestions to make the class even better! The class will meet six consecutive Wednesdays, 6-8 pm, starting on Feb. 9, via Zoom.The cost is $50 for members and $70 for non-members.

2. Open to All Voting AMGA Members:

Join Dr. Marilyn Barker for an introduction to botany concepts and plant identification. In this 12-hour class, we will start with foundational concepts of plant physiology and life cycles and then begin building the skills to identify plant characteristics and families. The class begins Tuesday, Feb. 8, and will meet 12 consecutive Tuesday evenings from 7-8 pm, via Zoom. A more detailed syllabus can be found here. Students who complete the requirements for this class, including 15 service hours, will earn the Advanced Master Gardener certificate. The cost is $50 for members; $70 for non-members. The class is limited to 50 people.



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