How to Apply
Participants must complete an application in order to be considered for this program.
The application period for the 2023-2024 Master Gardener Volunteer Program is closed. Please complete the interest list below to receive a notification when applications open for 2024-2025.
Please note: Due to the high volume of applications received, we are unable to maintain a waitlist for the current year’s training. If you have missed the application deadline, we encourage you to sign up for the interest list for next year or consider one of our other trainings linked below this form.
Are you looking for training without the volunteer component? We also offer two other horticulture training programs:
Maine Gardener training, for those who wish to gain horticulture knowledge to use in their personal gardening. For more information, visit the Maine Gardener webpage. Registration will open on October 10, 2023 at noon. No application is needed; first come, first serve until the class is full or October 23, 2023.
Maine Horticulture Apprentice Training, for those who wish to gain practical horticulture knowledge designed for skilled entry-level positions in horticulture. For more information, visit the Maine Horticulture Apprentice Training webpage. Registration will open October 3, 2023 at noon. No application is needed; first come, first serve until the class is full or October 23, 2023.