How to Be an Advanced Master Gardener

An advanced Master Gardener

Advanced Master Gardener Certification Program

Goals

Encourage and recognize Master Gardeners who have made a commitment to expand their horticultural knowledge beyond the initial training

Better serve NH communities by strengthening the caliber of the master gardener program.

 

Eligibility

All active Master Gardeners are eligible to enroll in the Advanced Master Gardener program. 

 

Registration

The Advanced Master Gardener process is currently being updated. Please check back or contact the Master Gardener Coordinator, Ruth Smith, if you have questions about this level of involvement.

Click here for application

 

Certification Requirements to become an AMG

Register in the program

 

Maintain active status        

 

Maintenance Requirements

 

 

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

One CEU is equal to an hour of actual training time for workshops and classes

Earn CEUs by attending conferences, JCEC workshops, MG refresher training, county-based MG training, and training provided by other organizations such as Native Plant Trust, Mass Horticultural Society, The Fells, NH Audubon, Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Arnold Arboretum, etc.

Volunteer on the Education Center’s Infoline and earn 1 CEU for every 10 hours of volunteer time up to 3 CEUs per year.

College classes - CEUs equal the number of credits assigned for a class. 

 

Reporting

Record and report training records every year by October 1st

Click here to report hours

Recognition

We will award AMG nametags to Master gardeners who have completed the requirements