Continuing Education

Dane County UWEX Approved Resources for Master Gardener Continuing Education (CE)


Victory Garden:   Television’s longest-running gardening program inspires viewers to get their hands dirty.

P. Allen Smith Garden Home: Half-hour show with P. Allen Smith. WHA 21.1/HD   Saturdays, 10am   .5 hr CE


Gardening by the Yard:   Host MG Paul Jones gives advice re gardening basics.    HGTV channel


Garden Talk:   Larry Meiller’s weekly show features guests from UWEX  and elsewhere answering phoned-in and emailed-in questions from people around the country.   Fridays, 11am-12:30pm 1.5 hrs CE repeats first hour on Saturday am at 7 (only 1 hour CE for these). Go to for archived programs.


Horticulture magazine, Garden Gate magazine, Wisconsin Gardening magazine.   cover to cover = .5 hr  CE

UWEX, UW,  WPT Archives and MAMGA

UWEX Brown Bag Podcasts:   Access these programs at   1 hr CE

UWEX Urban Horticulture Update Podcasts:   Access these teleconference reports and Q&A with UWEX specialists and

UWEX county agents at   1 hr CE

Dane County UWEX Winter Seminar Series:   each 3-hour session = 3 hrs CE

Dane County “Garden Basics and Beyond Course”

Dane County UWEX horticulture programs:   each hour of programming = 1 hr CE 

Dane County UWEX Plant Health Advisor Training:   6 hrs CE

UWEX MG Level 2 Training:   Visit  for details; each hour of program corresponds to 1 hr CE.

West Madison Agricultural Research Station horticulture programs:   Access information at

Wisconsin Gardener at WPT Archives:   Host MG Shelley Ryan visits garden sites and interviews gardening experts around the state.

MAMGA Annual Meeting:   1 hr CE

MAMGA educational programs (NOT garden tours, luncheons, or bus trips):   each hour of program = 1 hr CE

WIMGA Annual Conference:   each hour of educational programming = 1 hr CE

PRESENTATIONS (NOT craft- or exercise- oriented programs) AT

Olbrich Botanical Gardens.


Community Groundworks classes.

Fitchburg Fields classes.

UW Arboretum classes.

Allen Centennial Gardens.

Rotary Gardens (Janesville).


PRESENTATIONS BY PLANT SOCIETIES (membership may be required to attend)

Madison Herb Society.

Wisconsin Hosta Society.

Wisconsin Hardy Plant Society (WHPS).

The Wisconsin Daylily Society.

Madison Area Iris Society (MAIS).

Rock Garden Society (WI-IL chapter).

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