U of S Master Gardener Certificate



University of Saskatchewan Master Gardener Certificate

Volunteer Projects

Part of the U of S Master Gardener certificate involves 40 hours of volunteer work in your community. Examples of some activities may include:

  • helping seniors or less-able individuals garden
  • answering a garden phone-in line for your city, town or local extension agrologist
  • designing, planting or maintaining community gardens in public places such as hospitals, schools, parks, etc.
  • developing horticultural therapy programs
  • writing a garden column for our newsletter or for your local paper
  • volunteer teaching gardening classes for your local community colleges, associations or recreation departments
  • sitting on the board of local horticulture groups
  • or, any ideas you might have. If there think is a need, you can fill it.


Email master.gardeners@usask.ca or call 306.966.5546.