Master Gardeners

Master Gardener LogoThe 2016 Master Gardener Volunteer Training classes will be held every Wednesday, March 16 through June 1, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Kenosha County Center (19600 75th Street, Bristol).

Attendance at the “Orientation to Master Gardener Volunteer Program” on Wednesday, February 17, from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. at the Kenosha County Center is mandatory for acceptance into the program.

If you are interested in becoming a Master Gardner, please download the following forms:


Please email to add your name to the list for the 2016 class.

Wisconsin Master Gardener Program


Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association

The mission of the Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association (RKMGA) is to educate, beautify, and preserve the community through trained Master Gardener Volunteers. We have about 200 members and more than 30 projects throughout Racine and Kenosha counties. Our diverse range of volunteer opportunities includes staffing a plant help line, creating and maintaining demonstration gardens, working with youth, teaching horticultural skills to adults with disabilities, and sharing information at special events. The Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association is part of the Wisconsin Master Gardener Association.


Master Gardener Program and Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association


Frequently Asked Questions


Forms for Master Gardener Volunteers


Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Educational Programs

Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Educational Programs are free and open to the public. Programs typically start at 7:15 p.m.

Date Location Speaker Topic
Feb 15 Kenosha Project Coordinators RKMGA Project Showcase
March 21 Racine Lisa Stark, MGV and Faculty, Mount Mary University Putting Health on the Shelf
April 25 Kenosha Margie Hannes & Kris Pfeiffer, MGVs Rain Gardens
May 23 Tour Quinn Pigott, AquaTerra Farms Aquaponics

The remaining dates for RKMGA programs are as follows:

  • June 27
  • July 25
  • August 22
  • September 26
  • October 24
  • November 14
  • December 12

Please check back for information on the speakers and topics for these programs.