If being a master gardener is something you may be interested in, here is some information and a website you can go to. It is a very rewarding certification to hold.
How to Join the Master Gardener Program
#1. Learn about plants and how to take care of them. Participate in an approved learning opportunity from the Wisconsin Extension Horticulture Program such as a county-based in-person course.
#2. An Onboarding course will explain the scope of your role as a Wisconsin Extension Master Gardener.
#3. As a Wisconsin Extension Master Gardener you apply your knowledge and skills educating others and gardening at local organizations. Volunteer service and continuing education are required to be completed and reported each year.
#4. Your involvement will lead to an increase in knowledge and skill in yourself and those your reach. You will use your knowledge of plants to improve lives of others and the community you live in. This, ultimately, will lead to a bigger change in the world around us.
All photos are from Vonnie's home and garden. She grows a wide array of annuals and perennials. And Vonnie's beautiful cat is named Tipper.