Classes

 The Sandoval Extension Master Gardeners offer a variety of classes, for master gardeners and the public. Classes are offered at various times and locations. Some require a fee while others are free. For some classes space may be limited and pre-registration advisable. Check details for specific classes below.

Intern Training Classes

Each year a 15-week training session is offered for those wishing to become Master Gardeners. The classes are held Tuesday afternoons from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm from January to April. These classes are based on material developed by New Mexico State University and are intended to provide a basic understanding of horticulture. Attendance in these classes is limited to those who have been accepted into the Intern Training Program and Veterans.

Continuing Education

Master Gardeners are required to obtain at least 10 hours of continuing education each year. NMSU professors and others provide Continuing Education classes. Any of the following classes can be counted toward Continuing Education Hours. Veterans may also attend the Intern Classes.

Public Classes

Check our EVENTS CALENDAR for ALL topics and times.

Urban Horticulture Classes: These educational classes are held at the Sandoval County Extension Office the second Wednesday of the month beginning at 2:00 pm (unless noted on the calendar). These classes are free and are open to the public as well as SCMG members.

Gardening with the Masters is a series of gardening lectures held on the second Tuesday of the each month 7:00pm at the Meadowlark Senior Center in Rio Rancho. The lectures are free and open to the public.

4 Seasons Gardening is an afternoon class at Meadowlark Senior Center. The class are held the fourth Thursday of the month from 1:30pm – 3:00pm. The lectures are free and open to the public.

HomeScape Solutions Design Workshop is a unique enhancement to the Master Gardener program,which inspires, empowers, encourages participants to successfully plan and execute their dream landscape. The class for this year has been canceled. We expect to offer the class in 2021. For more information about the class click here.

Special Workshops and Classes may be held throughout the year so be sure to check our EVENTS CALENDAR for ALL topics and times.

Please go to the Resource section of the website to download some of our prior class presentations.

Check our EVENTS CALENDAR for ALL topics and times.

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Upcoming Events

Jul
18
Sat
2020
9:00 am Vertebrate Pest Control – Los Ra... @ Larry P. Abraham Agri-Nature Center
Vertebrate Pest Control – Los Ra... @ Larry P. Abraham Agri-Nature Center
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Presented by Sam Smallidge, NMSU Demonstrations, Workshops & Lectures. Reservations: Some classes may have a space limitation, so please RSVP early to reserve yours. Fees: $5.00 per class (cash or check at the door). Register[...]
Jul
19
Sun
2020
9:00 am Corrales Growers Market @ Corrales Growers Market
Corrales Growers Market @ Corrales Growers Market
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Corrales Growers Market @ Corrales Growers Market
      SEMGs support the Corrales Growers Market from the last week of April to the last week of October. The marketplace operates from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteer hours can be used to[...]
Jul
22
Wed
2020
8:30 am Rio Rancho Waterwise Demonstrati... @ Rio Rancho Waterwise Demonstration Garden
Rio Rancho Waterwise Demonstrati... @ Rio Rancho Waterwise Demonstration Garden
Jul 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Please come join the fun and make a difference in your community!  Master Gardeners and Rio Rancho Tree Stewards are encouraged to participate. 
Jul
26
Sun
2020
9:00 am Corrales Growers Market @ Corrales Growers Market
Corrales Growers Market @ Corrales Growers Market
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Corrales Growers Market @ Corrales Growers Market
      SEMGs support the Corrales Growers Market from the last week of April to the last week of October. The marketplace operates from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteer hours can be used to[...]

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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.