Q. What does it mean when a person is designated as a "master gardener?" How do they get that title?
A. The master gardener program is offered through the University of Illinois Extension. A master gardener is a gardening expert who has successfully completed the program and been certified through the Extension office. For more information about how to complete the program, visit the U of I Extension website at web.extension.illinois.edu/mg/whoweare/become.cfm.