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The San Miguel Basin Extension office provides assistance and programs for citizens in five main areas: 4-H/Youth Development, Ag/Local Food, Gardening, Natural Resources and Home, Family & Health.

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Online Seed Saving Class

Date: Friday, October 30th

Time: 6-7:30 pm

When: Oct 30, 2020 06:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

You must register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Did you know we offer free diagnostic services?

We have an email specifically for this  (It stands for San Miguel Basin Colorado Master Gardeners). If you have a plant or tree problem or need a plant or insect identified, send photos to this email, along with information describing the problem by using the forms below.

Link for SMB Tree/Shrub Diagnostic pdf Form

Fillable Tree/Shrub Diagnostic Form

Link for SMB General Diagnostic pdf Form

Fillable General Diagnostic Form


Time for Harvesting our Gardens!!

2021 COLORADO MASTER GARDENER /COLORADO GARDENER CERTIFICATE TRAINING will be completely online and virtual this year! 

If things ‘open up’ for local, in-person, hands-on labs, we will let you know!   Classes begin the first full week in January and finish up late April.  Classes start almost a month earlier than in past years! So, we will need to receive all applications by mid-December!

To learn more and to apply:

•             Go to

•             Please read everything on these pages

 •            Go to Apply to become a Master Gardener Apprentice

 •            Click on the green box that says “Online Application”

•             After you apply, we will get an email notification

•             If you apply for the Colorado Master Gardener volunteer track, we will schedule an interview to see if you are a fit for our local volunteer program

•             If you apply for the Colorado Gardener Certificate track, there is no need for an interview

•             We are here to help you with any questions or problems you may have registering!  Call CSU Extension @ 970-327-4393 or email:

•             After classes end in April, volunteer opportunities begin!

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Contact us at our local CSU Extension office: 970-327-4393  or

Or Stop By the Office Location:
Glockson (County) Building, CSU Extension Office @ 1120 Summit Street, Norwood, CO 81423