Faulkner County Master Gardener
2021 New Master Gardener Member Training - Deadline 11/13/2020
Faulkner County Master Gardeners is offering our next session of New Member Training
in conjunction with the State Master Gardeners’ 2021 Online Training. This self-paced
40-hour curriculum will teach students the basics of botany, soil testing, plant selections
for Central Arkansas, plant diseases, and integrated pest management. The state’s
leading horticultural experts will present the online lessons and students will test
their comprehension through quizzes and hands-on activities.
In exchange for the 40-hour training, graduates commit to volunteer at least 40 working
hours and acquire 20 additional learning hours during their first year of membership.
To remain a member-in-good-standing in subsequent years, 20 working and 20 learning
hours are required annually.
Online applications are available through our Facebook Page or may be accessed at bit.ly/fcmgApplicationOnline. The course fee of $160 covers training materials, t-shirt, nametag and first year’s
dues. Deadline to submit applications is November 13th, 2020.
For more information about the Faulkner County Master Gardeners’ program, follow us
on Facebook or call Faulkner County Extension at (501) 329-8344.
Landscape projects maintained by the Faulkner County Master Gardeners are the most
visible projects conducted by the group. Click on "Landscape Projects Descriptions"
below to see the list of current Master Gardener projects and descriptions of the
Photo: Legacy Gardens located in front of Antioch Baptist Church at 110 Amity Road,
Master Gardeners in Faulkner County
The Master Gardener volunteer program provides an opportunity for individuals interested
in gardening to learn and serve their communities. You will find Faulkner County
Master Gardeners at work...
doing hands-on gardening
researching specific problems
speaking to groups in local schools and community organizations
responding to garden queries made to the Cooperative Extension Office
planting educational and therapeutic gardens
Faulkner County has 223 Master Gardeners in its program. Members care for 38 projects/committees
around the county, as well as supporting the Faulkner County Extension staff.
The volunteer service and continuing education of the Master Gardener Program enables
the Cooperative Extension Service to provide practical and scientific gardening information
to the citizens of Faulkner County.
For more information, contact FCMG Advisor Krista Quinn at Faulkner County Extension (501) 329-8344.