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 is 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.

Our Mission
Sandoval County Master Gardeners educate and serve our communities in sustainable high desert gardening.

Our Vision
Sandoval County Master Gardeners envision more sustainable gardens throughout Sandoval County.

Check out the many upcoming events and classes available to Master Gardeners. Some are also available to the general public.

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Upcoming Events

Feb
25
Tue
2020
12:30 pm Intern Training – Fruit Production @ Sandoval County Administration, Transportation Building
Intern Training – Fruit Production @ Sandoval County Administration, Transportation Building
Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Classes will be held in the Sandoval County Administration Building, 1500 Idalia RD, Bld D, Bernalillo, NM 87004, Commissioner’s Chambers 3rd floor room 3001. Pre-class interaction is from 12:30 to 1:00, classes start at 1:00. This[...]
Feb
27
Thu
2020
1:00 pm Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop – Pr... @ NMSU Alcalde Center
Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop – Pr... @ NMSU Alcalde Center
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We will have our fruit tree pruning workshop on Feb 27 from 1-4pm at NMSU Alcalde Center. We will cover Apple, peach, cherry, apricot, plum and blackberry. We do charge a fee $10/person. For registration,[...]
1:30 pm Plant Selection, Planting and Care @ Meadowlark Senior Center
Plant Selection, Planting and Care @ Meadowlark Senior Center
Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Plant Selection, Planting and Care will be presented by Tom Neiman a Sandoval County Master Gardener. Tom will discuss selecting, planting, and care for locally appropriate plants, trees, and shrubs. This is presented as part[...]
Mar
3
Tue
2020
12:30 pm Intern Training – Entomology @ Sandoval County Administration Building D, Third Floor
Intern Training – Entomology @ Sandoval County Administration Building D, Third Floor
Mar 3 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Classes will be held in the Sandoval County Administration Building, 1500 Idalia RD, Bld D, Bernalillo, NM 87004, Commissioner’s Chambers 3rd floor room 3001, EXCEPT for January 28, February 25, and March 31 and April 28 when they[...]

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Get Involved

There are many Master Gardener projects that need your support. We appreciate all of your efforts!

Become a Master Gardener

Interested in joining our program? Register for the Intern Classes running from January 2020 to May 2020.

About Us

NMSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educator. NMSU and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Contact: Lynda Garvin, County Extension Agent – (505) 867-2582 – http://sandovalextension.nmsu.edu

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the classes, please call in advance (505) 867-2582.