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Midwest Gardening Certificate Program

In the Midwest Gardening Program, students new to gardening will gain skills and basic training with a practical user-friendly approach to make them a more successful home gardener. If you are able to take all the courses when offered, you can complete the certificate in just two years.

Who should participate? Anyone wanting to become a more successful home gardener, and Master Gardeners who would like to further their education and training. There are no prerequisites for this program, and no prior horticulture experience is needed.

Program Brochure
Sample Study Plan
Course Overview Chart

Current Courses

Online registration is unavailable 24 hours prior to the class start date. You may still register by calling (847) 835-8261.

Class Title Start Date Supply List
Botany 1, Spring Evening Session Wed., Mar. 2 - 6:30 pm Supply List
Growing Ornamental Plant Materials Tue., Mar. 22 - 6:30 pm Supply List
Soil Basics: Spring Session Thu., Mar. 31 - 6:30 pm