Master Gardeners

Master Gardener logo with plants

Welcome to the webpage for the Master Gardeners of Ashland and Bayfield County.  Scroll down to learn about continuing education and volunteer opportunities as well as information about the Master Gardener General Training Course.  Also, be sure to check out my favorite horticulture links.

Wisconsin Master Gardener General Training Course  

Master Gardener logo

UW-Extension is pleased to announce the 2018 Master Gardener General Training Course. 

The course will be held over eleven training sessions between January and March at the Ashland Campus of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC) Room 307.  Achieving Master Gardener Certification requires attending all the training sessions, passing the final exam and completing 24 hours of volunteer service within one year of completing the training course.

The cost for the full Master Gardener General Certification Course is $60/person which includes the Master Gardener Training Manual and gardening publications.  The cost for two people is $100 if sharing materials. Scholarships are available. Enrollment for the class is limited to 20.  For more information contact the Ashland County (715-682-7017) or Bayfield County (715-373-6104) UW-Extension Offices.

Registration is due on or before December 28th.


ON-LINE registration and payment available

MG Registration Brochure 2018

Registration is due on or before:  December 29, 2017

For more information contact the Ashland County (715-682-7017) or Bayfield County (715-373-6104) UW-Extension Offices.


Master Gardener Timesheet_

Matt’s recommended horticulture links …


For more information contact:

Matt Cogger
Horticulture Agent
Bayfield County – UW Extension
County Administration Bldg
117 E. 5th Street
Washburn, WI 54891-9464
Phone: 715-373-6104, Ext. 246
Fax: 715-373-6304

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