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The Sandoval Extension Master Gardeners (SEMG) are trained by New Mexico State University horticultural specialists and instructors under the guidance of Sandoval County Cooperative Extension Service. SEMG 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 Extension Master Gardeners educate and serve our communities in sustainable high desert gardening.

Our Vision
Sandoval Extension 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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Sandoval Extension Master Gardeners educate and serve our communities in sustainable high desert gardening. Donations are tax deductible.

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PAY YOUR MEMBERSHIP DUES FOR 2022-2023 HERE (includes a small credit card service fee)

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Upcoming Events

1:00 pm SEMG Advisory Council meeting vi...
SEMG Advisory Council meeting vi...
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Please join the monthly Sandoval Extension Master Gardener Advisory Council meeting. To receive the Zoom invitation please send an email to

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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 beginning in January 2023.

About Us

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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.