Certification Process

For new and out-of-state transfers:

For returning Wisconsin volunteers in the Master Gardener Program:

  • Report a minimum of 24-hours of volunteer activities and a minimum of 10-hours continuing education into our reporting system by January 31, annually.
  • Complete the enrollment mandates in our reporting system by March 31, annually.

For former volunteers wishing to return to the Master Gardener Program:

  • Please contact the Wisconsin Master Gardener Program office.
  • Individuals with an expired criminal background check result must register and complete our Onboarding Course. Individuals with a valid criminal background check result will be reactivated.