Master Gardener Program

Master Gardener Volunteer Program

Master Gardeners are volunteers who provide garden and landscape information to area residents. They work with children and adults on numerous UW-Extension projects and gardens in Racine County.  They are trained through UW-Extension and must pass a criminal background check, sign a behavior agreement form, and complete the WI Mandated Reporter Course in order to enroll in Level 1 Training.

Master Gardener Level 1 Training:

Level 1Training is closed for 2018.

If you are interested in the Master Gardener Level 1 Training Program in Racine and Kenosha Counties,  contact Theresa Odell,


Visit the Wisconsin Master Gardener web site to learn more about this statewide program.





View the Annual Reports for Racine County Master Gardeners:

2016:  racine2016aar

2017:   Racine 2017AnnualReport



Master Gardener Forms:

Time Sheet for 2019: timesheet2019

Hours Exemption form:  (Can be used for 2019)    MG-Exemption-request-form-2017 

Volunteer Behavior Expectations Form:  UWEXT-VOLUNTEER-BEHAVIOR-EXPECTATIONS-2-15-Protected

Project Sign-In/Out Sheet:  Sign In Sheet




Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association

Master Gardener Volunteers can enhance their Master Gardener experience by joining the Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association, a non-profit organization.   The mission of the Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association (RKMGA) is to educate, beautify, and preserve the community through trained Master Gardener Volunteers and other interested volunteers. The Racine/Kenosha Master Gardener Association is separate from UWEX and is part of the Wisconsin Master Gardener Association.