Come join in the fun, help your community and learn all about homeowner horticulture in Palm Beach County!

Master Gardeners are volunteers trained by the Palm Beach County Extension Service to provide horticultural education and assistance to the residents of Palm Beach County.  Two 16-week training programs are conducted each year. Spring and Fall classes meet on consecutive Wednesdays from 8:30-3:30 pm. in the Mounts Building Auditorium located at 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL. The cost is $199.00 (check or money order only, payable on the first day of class). This fee includes numerous books and an embroidered Master Gardener polo shirt (received at graduation). Seventy-five (75) hours of volunteer service the first year and thirty-five hours (35) each year are required to maintain Master Gardener certification.

If you are interested in becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer, download the application and return it to the Master Gardener Education and Development Office by mail. (Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension, 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach FL 33415-1311. Most importantly, if you would like to recommend another plant person to the program who you think would make a great volunteer have them fill out the MG application NOW!

Master Gardener Application

 

Thank you for your interest in the Master Gardener Volunteer Program. For more information, please call 561- 233-1759

We will contact you to schedule an interview. Interviews will be held at the Mounts Building Auditorium. (Directions below) 

 

 Map and Driving Directions

​West Palm Beach Office

Palm Beach County Extension
559 North Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33415-1311
Phone: 561-233-1700

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FROM I-95: Take Belvedere Road Exit off I-95 (Exit 69). Go west to Military Trail. Turn left (south) into the far right lane. Drive .4 mile to Golf Street. (Golf Street is between Salvation Army and the old Drivers License Office.) Turn right (west) on Golf Street. Go to the end of the street and turn left into the complex.

FROM TURNPIKE: Take the Okeechobee Blvd Exit off the Turnpike (Exit #99). Go east to Military Trail. Turn right (south) on Military Trail. Drive south to Golf Street. (Golf Street is .4 mile south of Belvedere Road, between Salvation Army and the old Drivers License Office.) Turn right (west) on Golf Street. Go to the end of the street and turn left into the complex.


 

Delray Beach Office

Palm Beach Cooperative Extension
South County Office - Delray
Administration Complex
345 South Congress Rm-104
Delray Beach, FL 33445
Phone:  561-276-1260

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From Military Trail and Southern Blvd. Approx. 14 miles on I-95 South to Atlantic Avenue West. Atlantic to Congress Avenue South.
On Congress for 2-3 blocks to the Court House.
Enter the Court House from either the south or center entrance of the south side of the building: proceed to Room #104.

 


Belle Glade Office

Palm Beach Cooperative Extension
Belle Glade Office
2976 SR 15
Belle Glade FL 33430
Phone:  561-996-1655

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From Military Trail and Southern Blvd. -32 miles on Southern Boulevard (SR - 80) proceed west to Belle Glade. In Belle Glade a left at the the Sheriff's Office ( just before SR-80 intersects with SR-15/441).Go to the right side of the building in the back.