​Master Gardener Volunteer Monthly Educational Meetings:

This Month's Meeting : 
Thursday March 1, 2018 1:30PM-2:30PM, Mounts Auditorium 
'Aquatic Weeds' by Lyn Gettys, Ph.D. Assistand Professor - Aquatic and Wetland Plant Science, UF Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center.
No plant free Raffle this month.

Next Month's Meeting :
Thursday April 5, 2018 1:30PM-2:30PM, Mounts Auditorium 
'Master Naturalist Program' by Florida Master Naturalist Coordinator Chris Lockart. No plant free Raffle this month.

Educational Opportunities

Spring 2018 PBC Master Gardener Spring 2018 volunteer training interviews coming up

Wednesday February 7, 2018 8:15-1:30pm Mounts Auditorium
Master Gardener volunteers conducting the interviews are: Rita Welch; Barbara Kreminski; Margie Rosenstock; Lynn Pernezny; Molly Sims; Sammy Cohen; Uma Bhatti; Charles Holzschuh; Trafton Foster; Carleen Ferrell; Regina Conlon; Mara Murphy; Jean Ann Camilli; Steve Aberbach; Joseph Kress; Meg America

Spring 2018 Palm Beach County Master Gardener Volunteer Training classes begin February 28 - June 13, 2018 consecutive Wednesday classes:

Please audit any classes you can to maintain your required educational hours as a certified active PBC Master Gardener volunteer, no handouts will be available for auditing Master Gardeners …click on MG Volunteer Training Spring 2018 schedule coming soon at:


Mark your calendars for The University of Florida Master Gardener Program 2018 webinar series:

  • February 22nd at 1 pm 'Turf Grass update: Fertilizing and Selection' Dr. Laurie Trenholm
  • March 29th at 1 pm 'Tomatoes! Class for Successful tomato production' Agent Larry Williams 
  • April 26th at 1 pm 'Providing excellent Customer Service at the MG desk/clinic/presentation' by Wendy Wilber 
  • May 31st at 1 pm 'Blueberries a MG update' Dr. Jeff Williamson
  • June 28th at 1 pm 'Groundcovers' 
  • July 26th at 1 pm 'to be announced'
  • August 30th at 1 pm 'Snakes and reptiles in the landscape' Dr. Steve Johnson
  • Sept 27th at 1 pm 'Things that go Ouch in the Garden' Agent BJ Jarvis
  • October 25th at 1 pm 'Right Plant Right Habitat' Agent Jane Morse
  • November 29th at 1 pm 'Top ten Insect problems and Top ten disease problems'
  • December 13th at 1 pm 'The Art of Tea' by Dr. Bart Schutzman