General Program Schedule for 2020/2021

  • Application opens May 1, 2020 & closes Sept 15, 2020
  • Intro to Woody ID offered in Sept/Oct (recommended prerequisite)
  • Master Gardener Part A course runs from Oct 24 to Dec 12, 2020 and Jan 9, 2021
  • Master Gardener Part B course runs from Jan 16 to April 17, 2021, except for holidays

Application forms are online: Download the Master Gardener application form.

The curriculum is varied and encompasses a variety of topics. There is an emphasis on gardening successfully “under the arch” in our Calgary climate. Here are the modules that will be covered in this Master Gardener program.

Master Gardener course schedule

Part A (Oct to January)Part B (Jan to April )
Saturdays from Oct 24 to December 12 and January 9, 9:30 am to 2:00 pm, at the Calgary Zoo* (1200 Zoo Rd NE)Saturdays from Jan 16 to April 17 (excluding holidays), 9:30 am to 2:00 pm, at the Calgary Zoo* (1200 Zoo Rd NE)
Topics: Climate, Soil and Soil Amendments, Plant Groupings, Botany, General Plant Care, Houseplants, Lawn Care, Irrigation, CommunicationsTopics: Pathology, Insects, Non-insect Pests, Weeds, IPM, Tree Care, Design Overview, Greenhouses, Edibles, Flowering Plants, Propagation
*Health-emergency permitting. If the course cannot happen at the Zoo the Society reserves the right to offer it at another location or via an online platform instead

Master Gardener recommended prerequisite course schedule

These classes are open to everyone. Visit the What’s Happening calendar in summer to register.

Intro to Woody IDSaturdays Sept 12 -26, Oct 3 & Oct 17, 9:30-12:30
Living Spirit United Church (629 49 Ave SW)

Master Gardener Calendar

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