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Johnson County Master Gardeners

Purdue Master Gardener classes will be offered Aug - Nov 2014. Each class is 3 hours at the Purdue Extension Johnson County Office, 484 N. Morton Street, Franklin, Indiana (located on the Johnson County Fairgrounds.) The program fee is $125 per person, which includes all class-related handouts and materials. Enrollment is limited. Please register by stopping by our office or emailing sspeedy@purdue.edu

For any questions you may have about the Master Gardener program and classes, call the Extension Office at (317) 736-3724.

 MG Intern Volunteer Hours Report Form 
MG Recertification Volunteer Hours Report Form

Report MG hours online here:


Purdue Master Gardener Program - This is the state site for Purdue Master Gardeners.  It highlights upcoming events, resources, merchandise, and more!


 Horticulture Links

Wildflowers of Indiana
Ag Conversions & Calculations
Online Conversions
Safe Water & Drainage publications
A Guide to Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
The American Rose Society
Emerald Ash Borer in Indiana
The American Horticultural Society




Purdue Extension suggests the following links for information on Home, Yard & Garden horticulture:

Purdue Consumer Hort Extension - Home yard and garden articles, publications, and resources from the Purdue Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and links to other resources.

Purdue Master Gardener Program - Volunteer educators trained by Purdue Extension share their knowledge while providing leadership and service in educational gardening activities within their communities.

Purdue Plant & Pest Diagnostic Laboratory - Purdue's central facility for receiving both physical samples and digital images submitted for identification of insects, plants and plant diseases or diagnosis of plant and pest problems.

Purdue Wildlife Conflicts Information Hotline - ID, prevention/reduction, and additional resources regarding nuisance wildlife, sponsored by Purdue Extension, USDA Wildlife Damage, and IN DNR.

Purdue Turf Tips - Home lawn and commercial turf grass establishment and maintenance

Purdue Junior Master Gardener Program - National program that provides a hands on approach to learning horticulture, environmental science, leadership, and life skills; helping young people become gardeners and contributing citizens.

Purdue Entomology Extension - ID and management of insects and related arthropods, nematodes, and vertebrates.

Purdue Botany & Plant Pathology Extension - ID and management of plant diseases and weeds

Purdue Wildlife Extension - Information and resources for wildlife management

Purdue Forestry Extension - Educational programs & products on managing trees and forests, whether you are managing one tree, trees in your community, or large woodlands.

Purdue Education Store - Order/download Purdue Extension publications, videos, interactive media, and more.