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WEST TEXAS GARDENERS

VOLUNTEER AND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Become a Certified Master Gardener!

Join a group of people dedicated to furthering horticultural knowledge. The new training class begins in January. The schedule is below. Certification requires 60 hours of volunteer work in addition to completion of classes. Registration is $250. Click the button below the schedule to download the application form.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the first Master Gardener training class has been rescheduled from Saturday, January 14, 2023 to Saturday, January 21, 2023. The class will be held at the Midland County Extension Office, 2445 E Hwy 80, Midland, TX 79706, from 9 a.m.to 12 noon. Should you have questions, please call 432-686-4700.
Applications will be accepted until the day of the class. Checks should be made payable to
Permian Basin Master Gardeners.

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GET INVOLVED

The Permian Basin Master Gardeners (Midland/Ector Counties) began in 1991 by certifying 12 Master Gardeners. Today, the certified membership is 71.

Projects and gardens maintained by the PBMG are described in other areas of this web site, which first appeared in September, 2006, as a means to better reach our audience: all kinds of West Texas Gardeners!

The Permian Basin Master Gardener (PBMG) Program is a volunteer and educational program,whose members are trained by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service-Texas A&M University System.

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JOIN

The Permian Basin Master Gardener New Member Training Program runs annually from January through May. Classes are held on Saturdays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.​

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CLASSES

We offer classes on a variety of gardening subjects.  The classes are once a month at the Odessa Food Bank.  We have a class in the evening and the same class in the morning.

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RESOURCES

We offer a variety of resources for West Texas gardeners, including recommended plant lists, weekly blog posts, useful gardening tips, and educational materials from Texas A&M AgriLIFE Extension.

OUR MISSION

The Permian Basin Master Gardener program is designed to support the Texas AgriLife Extension Service and provide horticultural training to Permian Basin Citizens.

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