Volunteer Service

25 hours of volunteer service is required annually, &

8 hours of continuing education/training is required every 2 years to maintain certification as a

Master Gardener


Here are some ideas on how to obtain these hours


Volunteer Service

  • Speaking / Presenting at Local Garden Clubs, Associations, and Libraries

  • Conducting Workshops

  • Writing Articles for the quarterly AMGA Newsletter

  • Work Party at the IWK Hospital Children’s Garden

  • Providing assistance at a Community Garden

  • Working Events at a “Ask a Master Gardener” Kiosk

Continuing Education / Training

  • Attending the AMGA Annual Conference

  • Attending an approved Gardening Convention/Conference/Workshop

    • AMGA Conference is worth 8 Education Hours

  • Taking a Horticultural Course from an accredited institution

         - Dalhousie University – The New Prairie Landscape Course

  • Participating in Live AMGA Gardening Sessions via Zoom

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