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Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties Master Gardener Program

Thank you for your interest in the Tri County Master Gardener Course. 

The next Tri-County Master Gardener Training Course for Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties will begin in September 14th. The Clemson Extension Master Gardener Training Course is a volunteer training program that requires 12 weeks of intensive instruction in fundamentals of basic horticulture and an additional 40 hours of volunteer service done over the following nine months to complete. Students selected for this training class will meet every Thursday from 9am-4pm at  various locations within the tri-counties. The training fee is $300 but no funds will be collected until students have been accepted into the class. All applicants will be contacted directly using the email and/or phone number provided in their application to arrange a personal interview. Interviews will be conducted in August. Deadline to Apply is August 1st.  Application is only available online click here to apply now.

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Need seeds for a school or community gardening project?

The "Seed Fairy" a local Master Gardener project may be able to help!  Click here for for details and to request seeds.

Clemson Extension Horticulture & Tri-County Master Gardeners

Ask A Clemson Extension Master Gardener!

The mission of the Clemson Extension Master Gardener Program is to select, train and utilize knowledgeable volunteers to facilitate the educational work of the local Urban Horticulture Agent by delivering research-based information to the citizens of the state.  These knowledgeable volunteers work diligently to staff "Ask A Master Gardener" offices in each of the three county and are ready to help you with your gardening and horticulture questions!

To "Ask A Master Gardener" contact the office nearest you. Please call ahead to ensure a volunteer is on duty:

Berkeley County  1003 Highway 52 Moncks Corner, SC 29461  Sample drop off is 8am-noon; if a client would like to drop off a sample after noon, please call first.  843-719-4140

Charleston County  (MG Hours 9am-noon & 1pm -4pm)  259 Meeting Street, Charleston  843-722-5940 ext 117 or Email photos or questions to

Summerville Master Gardener Volunteer Office* (MG Hours 9am-noon)  210 Summers Drive Summerville 843.900.3322  Email photos or questions to

 (*Dorchester County Extension Office 201 Johnston Street St. George, SC  29477 843.832.0135)

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