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

Submit a completed application form with a $45 registration fee to: UNH Cooperative Extension Attn: Master Gardener Coordinator , 329 Mast Road, Suite 115, Goffstown, NH 03045

Become a mentor for a new intern and the fee is waived.

Click here for application

 

Certification Requirements to become an AMG

Register in the program

Accumulate and report 30 continuing education units (CEUs) within three years of enrollment date

Maintain active status        

 

Maintenance Requirements

Volunteer a minimum of 25 hours per year

Earn and report at least 3 CEUs every year

 

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 New England Wild Flower Society, Mass Horticultural Society, The Fells, Arnold Arboretum, etc.

Volunteer on the Family, Home and Garden Education Center’s Information Line 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

Anna Boudreau Supports Extension

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Anna Boudreau
State Advisory Council Chair, Natural Resources Steward and NH Coverts Cooperator