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Polk County Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Time limit: 95 days
1 credit

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This course is ideal for students interested in home gardening, community gardening, community development, public health, public education, Extension, urban sociology, urban landscape design, and sustainability. After completing this course, students will be qualified to become a Florida Master Gardener Volunteer.  If they wish to pursue this, they must work through the State Master Gardener Office and their County Extension Office within two years, identifying any formal steps to take for certification and contributing 75 volunteer hours and 10 learning hours within the first year of training. Certified Master Gardeners serve their communities by answering gardening questions from local residents, participating in community and school garden projects, supporting youth activities, and more.