Master Gardener Training Begins February 2015

unnamedApplication deadline for this year’s Master Gardener Training has been extended through January. From the UNH Cooperative Extension:

Become a UNH Cooperative Extension Master Gardener

UNH Extension Master Gardeners provide research-based information about home horticulture, pest management, and more to the citizens of New Hampshire. In exchange for all of the volunteer work Master Gardeners perform, UNH Extension provides comprehensive training and materials. Here are some of the things Master Gardeners do:

Answer questions:
– at our phone center
– horticultural events
– county fairs and farmers markets

Provide gardening information:
– through news and social media
– host workshops, tours, classes and clinics in their communities

Help create, manage, and write about:
– school gardens, community gardens, demonstration gardens

Spring Classes begin in February! Mondays from 9:00 to 4:00, February 2 through April 27.

UNH Cooperative Extension, 329 Mast Road, Goffstown, NH

Cost: $250 plus $25 for the optional Master Gardener Handbook

Primary requirement is willingness and availability to volunteer 55 hours. Master Gardener status attained upon completion of training and 55 volunteer hours.

Flyer: http://extension.unh.edu/resources/files/Resource004477_Rep6381.pdf

Click here for more information and an application or call (603) 679-5616.

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