The TEMG Master Gardener Program
The Tennessee Extension Master Gardener (TEMG) Program is a volunteer service organization offered by the University of Tennessee Extension. The purpose of the Master Gardener program is to train citizens as horticulture educators and environmental stewards for their communities. All volunteers are trained with 40 hours of horticultural classes and return 40 hours of volunteer community service through their Extension office along with 8 additional continuing education hours.
Recertification is necessary with 25 hours of service and 8 hours of continuing education on a yearly basis to maintain certified status.
Volunteers work in partnership with their counties to expand the educational outreach by providing home gardeners with researched-based information. These volunteers, known as Extension Master Gardeners, support the Extension Service by…
The certification requirements for a Tennessee Extension Master Gardener are as follows:
If you live outside Davidson County, to locate your county extension information go to: UT Extension County Offices
TEMG Training Topics include:
2025 Davidson County Master Gardener Classes
Thank you for your interest in joining the Master Gardeners of Davidson County! The next training session will be held January-April 2025.
Applications for 2024 classes are now CLOSED.
Applications for 2024 CLOSED at midnight on September 30th.
Check back in August for more details on 2025 classes.
While there are no prerequisites to join the class, we receive a very high volume of applicants. Due to the volume we receive, informal interviews are conducted. While we try to accommodate all interested, please understand we have limited space. Priority is given to Davidson County residents.
Thank you for your interest in the Master Gardeners of Davidson County Training program.