Register now for the Spring Alaska Master Gardener Online Course

Course Dates: February 17 to May 18, 2015

Register here for the Spring 2015 Alaska Master Gardener Online Course (Course Number: CEPD F001-UX1). The Alaska Master Gardener Online Course is an intensive, sustainable gardening class specific to Alaska growing conditions. This is a non-credit, self-paced, Online course offered through UAF eLearning using Blackboard Learn. The course fee is $375.

The Alaska Master Gardener Curriculum includes lessons on botany, starting plants, soil, composting, season extension, greenhouses, landscaping, house plants, entomology, pest management, plant disease diagnostics and sustainable gardening. The course also covers growing vegetables, fruits, berries and flowers.

The Sustainable Gardening: Alaska Master Gardener Manual (used in the course) can be purchased here.

To see if a classroom-based Alaska Master Gardener Course is offered where YOU live,click here.

Note: Students must complete 40 hours of volunteer service to become a Certified Alaska Master Gardener. One example of a qualified volunteer activity is writing for the Alaska Master Gardener Blog.

The Alaska Master Gardener Online Course is ideal for those who:

  • Want to study Sustainable Gardening in Alaska and volunteer 40 hours of their time to teach others what they learned.
  • Enjoy a self-paced, Online learning opportunity.
You will complete 12 self-paced lessons and quizzes, a book report, participate in ongoing discussions, and complete a final exam. On average, the course takes students approximately 3 hours per week to complete. The course is pass/fail and the spring course is not for credit.
If you have questions, please see FAQs or contact us.

Alaska Master Gardener Blog

Alaska Master Gardeners volunteer their time by writing for the Alaska Master Gardener Blog.

If you would like to write for the Alaska Master Gardener blog, then contact us.


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