Affiliations and Resources


The Master Gardeners Association of Alberta is a proud affiliate of:

National Garden Program:

The Year of the Garden 2022, a national program designed to engage all Canadians in a year-long celebration of our country’s vibrant garden culture and heritage.

Alberta Master Gardener Education Programs:

The Master Gardener program offered by the Calgary Horticultural Society is perfect for those interested in learning more about the art and science of gardening such as botany, plant identification and propagation, pest and weed management, sustainable gardening techniques and more. It is both theoretical and practical, taught by horticulturists, experienced practitioners and industry experts.

  • Dalhousie University (Link)

Dalhousie University offers an online Master Gardener - Alberta training program catering to participants who have a passion for gardening, wanting to expand their knowledge in the horticulture field, or wanting to become a Master Gardener.

The Organic Master Gardener program is offered through the Stony Plain Heritage Agricultural Society at the Stony Plain Multicultural Heritage Centre and the Demonstration Farm. This program is offered in cooperation with Gaia College and SOUL (Society of Organic Urban Landcare). These organizations are at the leading edge of organic landscape techniques and offer an intensive and high-quality certificate Organic Master Gardener program.


University Gardening Resources:

Master Gardener Associations:

Horticultural References:

Botanical References: