Spring 2018 Home Horticulture Series


Designed to help home gardeners be more effective

at their favorite pastime

 Thursday evenings, 6:30-8:00 PM, March 22 to May 24, 2018

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: The Home Hort Series covers all of the topics studied by certified Master Gardeners, but in a streamlined format suited to busy lifestyles: the program does not require outside reading, homework, volunteering, or testing. Topics include:

•  Perennials •  Landscape Design Basics
•  Woody Plants & Pruning •  Lawn Care & Alternatives
•  Vegetable Culture •  Soil
•  Weed Ecology •  Botany
•  Diseases & Pests •  Nomenclature

To read, download and/or print the program syllabus, click here.

LOCATION: Classes conveniently held at the historic Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate, a Trustees of Reservations property, 2468 Washington Street, Canton, just minutes off Rt. 128, south of Boston

INSTRUCTORS are certified Massachusetts Master Gardeners with years of hands-on experience in their topics.

COST: The cost of the 10-lecture series is $250.00 per person, payable by credit card, Pay Pal or personal check. Registration opens February 1. Space is limited. Contact us at HomeHort@MassMasterGardeners.org to request an email reminder or if you have questions.

What past attendees have to say about the Home Hort series:

  • “Very engaging, informative and useful for the home gardener.”
  • “Great presenters: Enjoyable! Funny! Knowledgeable!”
  • “Loved the series. Would love to take more classes.”
  • “Made something complicated understandable. Excellent.”
  • “Lots of practical info. Thank you for all your wonderful tips.”
  • “Learned how to take care of my problem plants. Thank you.”

NOTE: The Home Horticulture Series does not lead to Massachusetts Master Gardener certification. To learn more about Master Gardener Training and to apply, click here.

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