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Tri River Area CSU Extension - To provide information, education and to encourage the application of research-based knowledge to the communities of Delta, Mesa, Montrose, and Ouray Counties.

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Do You Want to Be a Master Gardener?

The Colorado Master Gardener Course is offered annually and runs from October-March. Applications open up in summer.

It is a mix of self-paced and live sessions online. Class topics include: Botany,, Soils and Amendments, Entomology, Growing Fruits and Veggies, Irrigation, Colorado Gardening Challenges, Woody Plants, Integrated Pest Management, Weed Management, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Turf Management, and More. In-person labs are offered in Grand Junction.

The Master Gardener program includes training and a 50-hour volunteer apprenticeship (completed by October 31 after training is completed) or a 60-hour volunteer apprenticeship completed by October 31 the year after training is completed.

Contact us at 970-244-1834 if you have questions about becoming a Master Gardener or Click Here to Learn More. 


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