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Sandoval County Master Gardener Program

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The Sandoval Master Gardeners (SCMG) are trained by New Mexico State University horticultural specialists and instructors under the guidance of Sandoval County Cooperative Extension Service. SCMG are a volunteer organization committed to providing better gardening techniques to the community with the latest, most practical horticultural information available.

The Sandoval County Master Gardener Program began in 1995. There are 11 counties in New Mexico and the Navajo Nation Extension Service with active Master Gardener programs.

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If you have other gardening questions contact the Sandoval County Master Gardener Hotline at 505-867-2582, or SCMGHotline@gmail.com

The Sandoval County Master Gardeners Program is a Certified Volunteer Program under the direction of the New Mexico State University, Cooperative Extension. We have knowledge of what grows in New Mexico, when to grow it, what insects and diseases may be a problem and much more. For all your gardening questions, please contact the Hotline Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. or leave a message. Hotline Number (505) 867-2582 or toll free (800) 678-1802 or email scmghotline@gmail.com

Become a Sandoval County Master Gardener

To be certified as a Sandoval County Master Gardener, you must successfully complete the 14-week Master Gardener Classes offered each winter and complete a 40-hour internship that includes 10 hours of answering questions on the Hotline or a hotline-type activity and 30 hours of other community-based volunteer activities. Certified Master Gardeners must volunteer at least 40 hours each year, of which at least 10 hours must be earned in continuing education classes each year to retain their certification.

The classes meet every Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and generally run from early January through the middle of April. The cost of $125 covers the CD Manual, a thumb drive and other class materials. Course instructors include New Mexico State University Extension Specialists, certified Master Gardeners and other regional horticultural experts.

Apply August - November

To apply for the next Master Gardener Course, contact the Sandoval Extension Office for an application or download the SCMG Application.

Complete the Form and either fax, mail, email or deliver it to:
Sandoval County Extension Office, 711 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone: (505) 867-2582
Fax: (505) 867-6918
Email: sandoval@nmsu.edu

You will be contacted to confirm your acceptance and course dates and times.

Visit the Sandoval County Extension site for more information.

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Sandoval County Master Gardener Program
New Mexico State University
Cooperative Extension
P. O. Box 400 (Mailing)
Bernalillo, N.M. 87004

711 Camino del Pueblo (Physical)

Phone: (505) 867-2582 or 1-800-678-1802
Fax: (505) 867-6918
Email: sandoval@nmsu.edu

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