General Program Schedule for 2023–2024

  • Application opens August 1 and closes September 30, 2023
  • Intro to Woody is being offered September 15–October 21 (recommended prerequisite)
  • Garden Fundamentals (recommended prerequisite for less experienced/new to Calgary gardeners) is offered ON-DEMAND.
  • Master Gardener Part A course starts Saturday, October 28, 2023 and runs until Saturday, January 13, 2023 (no classes Dec 23 or 30)
  • Master Gardener Part B course starts Saturday, January 20, 2024 and runs until Saturday, April 13, 2024 (no classe Feb 17)
  • Class is from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturdays
  • The online class will be hosted concurrently with the in-person* class

The 2023–2024 application form will be available online.

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 (October to January)Part B (January to April )
Saturdays 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
In person: Glamorgan Community Association
Online: Zoom and Learning Management Software.
Saturdays 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
In person: Glamorgan Community Association
Online: Zoom and Learning Management Software
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
* Alberta Health Services public health requirements permitting.
The Society reserves the right to change the program location and format if required.

Master Gardener recommended prerequisite course schedule

These classes are open to everyone. Watch the What’s Happening Calendar to register.

Garden FundamentalsON-DEMAND CLASS: Register
Introduction to Woody IDSeptember 15–October 21, 2023. Register.

If you wish to register online for Garden Fundamentals and receive the membership discount and are not currently a member, sign up for a Society membership a day prior to registering for the class. If you would like to sign up for a membership and register for the class at the same time, please call the office at 403.287.3469 and speak to Gail.

Master Gardener Calendar

Prerequisites schedule is noted here.

Have Questions?

Visit the Master Gardener page and see our Master Gardener FAQs page. If you don’t find the answer to your question, email Michelle Edworthy our Master Gardener Coordinator.

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