Colorado Gardener Certificate Training

Classes wil be held in the Ed Carley Education Center at the Extension office: 17 N. Spruce Street in Colorado Springs

Dates: Every Thursday from January 22 through March 26

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cost of tuition and program fees: $525

Cost of textbook: $108 ("The Science of Gardening is available online from

Registration deadline: January 5, 2015

Call 719-520-7688 or click here for more information.

Click here for the Registration Form.

We've moved! Visit us at our sparkling new location at

17 N. Spruce (just west of I-25 and Bijou).

Help Desk phone: 719-520-7684

Help Desk email:

During the fall and winter months, the Master Gardener Help Desk operates on an as-needed basis and it may take up to 10 business days to answer your question. For a faster response, visit to send a question to the national Ask an Expert network.

If you’re bringing in a grass sample, we need a shoebox size of half-dead, half-alive turf.

If you’re bringing in a tree branch or shrub, we need an 18” piece of half-dead and half-alive.

The Extension Office is open from 8:00am to 5:00 pm, but closed from noon - 1:00 for lunch.