The Colorado Master Gardener Program



Colorado Master Gardener Volunteers

Contact a CMG Volunteer about your yard and garden questions.


Search online yard and garden publications.



2015 Colorado Master Gardener / Colorado Gardener Certificate Training

For details about 2015 CMG Training, contact your local county office of CSU Extension.

 

 

Emerald Ash Borer in Colorado

The following resources provide information on the identification and management of Emerald Ash Borer in Colorado:

 

Plant Select® Online Classes

If you are catching spring fever, view our online classes on Plant Select® taught by Pat Hayward, director of Plant Select®. These videos review the best of Plant Select® groundcovers, perennials, grasses, vines, shrubs and trees.


 

CO-Hort is CSU Extension's Gardening Blog


CO-Hort is CSU Extension's gardening blog. It is designed for green industry personnel, Colorado Master Gardener volunteers, and the gardening public. Enjoy the timely information for CSU Horticultural Agents and Specialists. The URL is http://www.csuhort.blogspot.com/




The Science of Gardening
Colorado Master Gardener Manual


The Colorado Master Gardener manual has been reformatted into a full color textbook, by David Whiting, Kendall Hunt Publishing Co. (ISBN 978-0-7575-9659-9).  The book focuses on research-based gardening information in 636 pages with over 600 color photographs and line drawings.  Units include the following:

Textbook: The Science of Gardening
  • Benefits of Gardening
  • How Plants Grow
  • Soils, Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
  • Diagnostics and Pest Management
  • Trees and Shrubs: Identification, Selection, and Planting
  • Pruning
  • Herbaceous Plants (Flowers)
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Lawns
  • Water Wise Landscape Design
  • Irrigation Management

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