The Next Alaska Master Gardener Online Course begins May 28, 2013
Register now for the Summer 2013 Alaska Master Gardener Course!
To see if there is a classroom-based Alaska Master Gardener Course offered where YOU live, click here.
The Alaska Master Gardener Online Course is an intensive, sustainable gardening class specific to Alaska growing conditions. The Summer 2013 class is offered through UAF Summer Sessions and you will receive 3 UAF Credits (500 level). This is a self-paced, Online course offered through Blackboard Learn. Students who take the course are required to develop K-12 lesson plans for use by other Alaskan teachers. They are posted on the Alaska Master Gardener Blog.
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.
You can purchase the required text for the class by following this link: Sustainable Gardening: Alaska Master Gardener Manual
Note: Students must complete 40 hours of volunteer service to become an Alaska Master Gardener.
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.
- Would like to incorporate gardening in a K-12 Classroom.
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.