Applications, Forms, & Guidelines
How do I apply for a Community Grant?
Community Grant Guidelines
Would you like to nominate a garden for Le Tour des Jardins 2018?
Le Tour des Jardins - Garden Nomination Form
How do I apply to become a Master Gardener?
2018 Northwest Louisiana Master Gardener Application
Call (318) 698-0010 to request an application or download a letter and application below. Instructions for mailing are on the application. Applications must be received by December 1st for consideration for the next class. The applications are reviewed in December, and participants are notified shortly thereafter. Because of class size and restrictions, you may need to reapply for the next class. Please be patient and keep applying.
Where are classes held?
Classes are held at the Randle T. Moore Center in Shreveport on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. from January through March.
Is there any cost to participate?
The registration fee for the Master Gardeners class is $175. The fee covers the cost of training manuals, publications and supplies for the class. The fee is payable upon acceptance into the class.
What kind of training do Master Gardeners receive?
If you are selected for the Master Gardener program, you will receive 40 to 50 hours of horticultural training, both classroom lecture and hands-on. Classes are taught by Louisiana Cooperative Extension specialists, university professors and other horticultural experts. You will learn about insects, plant health, vegetables, fruits, turf, ornamentals and more.
How will I volunteer?
Master Gardeners pay back their volunteer commitment in a variety of ways:
Forms for Master Gardeners
Master Gardener Recording Volunteer Hours Procedure
Master Gardener Expense Reimbursement Form
Master Gardener Volunteer Guide
Master Gardener Dues & Renewal Form (under construction)