Counties With Rutgers Master Gardener Programs

Photo: Master Gardener Working in Community Garden. The first Master Gardener program in New Jersey started in Bergen County in 1984. Since then, Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension has trained thousands of Rutgers Master Gardeners across the state. In return, these Rutgers Master Gardeners have donated hundreds of thousands of hours in service to the residents of New Jersey.

The following New Jersey counties offer the Rutgers Master Gardener program:


  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences