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Certified Colorado Gardener Program

The Colorado Gardener Certificate program is designed for those passionate about gardening. But Colorado gardening and landscaping takes grit…. and knowledge of our unique soils, climates, and plants. CSU Extension has been helping people grow in our great state for 150 years. Those who complete the Colorado Gardener Certificate program receive the same training provided in the Colorado Master Gardener program. Courses are science-based and specific to our unique climate, soil, environment, insects, wildlife, and plants.

Learn about the details of the program and register here. 

Upon completion of the course, you’ll receive a Colorado Gardener Certificate.  Because there is no subsequent volunteer commitment, participants do not become Colorado Master Gardeners. The title of ‘Master Gardener’ is a registered service mark and only to be used for CSU Extension events and purposes. The Colorado Gardener Certificate, however, may be displayed in a place of business and used in business marketing. 

Interested in becoming a Larimer County Colorado Master Gardener?

Master Gardener is a honored distinction. Respected not only for their expert knowledge of gardening, but for their commitment to volunteering within the community. Learn more about the Larimer County Master Gardener program here.

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Our office is closing at 2pm on January 19th due to weather and road conditions. We are opening at 9am on January 20th and are closely monitoring the weather.