Certificates can be ordered by contacting Lee Ann Julson, in the Horticulture Department Office at OSU. There are
that are available: four types of certificates
Certificates of Appreciation: to thank program supporters in the community
Certificates of Home Horticulture: for those who successfully complete the training class, but did not complete volunteer service hours, and are thus not certified Master Gardeners
Master Gardener Recertification: for veteran Master Gardeners who complete recertification requirements (minimum of 10 hours of continuing education and 20 hours of volunteer service)
Master Gardener Certificate of Completion: for those who complete the training class and volunteer service hours. These individuals also receive a Master Gardener badge.
Badges are ordered from A to Z Engraving.
, and email to Gary Nelson ( Use this form ). email@example.com
A to Z Engraving, Co. Inc., 1150 Brown Street, Wauconda IL 60084
847-526-7396 | 847-526-7399 (fax)
Recertification stickers (for badges) may be ordered from Gail.
The new Master Gardener certificates have been finalized! They will soon be ready for your use. You may order by emailing Lee Ann Julson in the Department of Horticulture. Please specify how many you need, and when you need them. Make sure to order early!
We still have a large supply of the older Certificates of Appreciation. I am going to wait until we run down this supply, before order the updated Certificates of Appreciation.
The Master Gardener Certificate of completion should be used for trainees who successfully complete their coursework, final exam, and volunteer service hours.
The Master Gardener Recertification should be used, when current Master Gardeners complete their annual continuing education units and volunteer service hours, to remain a certified Master Gardener.
Certificates of Home Horticulture are given to individuals who complete the Master Gardener coursework, an pass a comprehensive final exam. Service hours are not required for a Certificate of Home Horticulture. Because there is no service hour requirement, the recipients are not Master Gardeners.
Certificates of Appreciation are used to thank our friends and supporters in the community. Currently, we have a very large supply of the older certificates in stock. I will need to wait until we run this supply down, before ordering the updated certificates.