Oct 14th, 2008

Henrico Extension Office Offers Master Gardener Class

Want to learn more about gardening?    If you have Tuesday and Thursday mornings free, here’s the perfect way to become an expert:

The Henrico County Extension Office is looking for gardeners interested in completeing the 2009 Master Gardener training program.  The Master Gardener training program is an extensive class that teaches in aspects of horticulture in detail.  Topics include  lawn care, tree and shrub
maintenance, vegetable gardening, pest management and more and include classroom training as well as a 50-hour internship helping conduct educational programs.

The extension will accept applications through Monday, Nov. 17 and the classes will start Jan. 27, 2009 and continue through March 26.  Classes are 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.  The class costs $120 and will be held in the Henrico  Human Services Building
demonstration kitchen, 8600 Dixon Powers Drive.
For more information contact Teddy Martin in the Extension Office,  501-5160.

Jonah Holland is Digital Content Manager at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, where she has worked for 14 years overseeing social media, the blog, and the website. She is also a mom, yogi, open water swimmer, gardener, and seeker. She's been known to go for a walk in the Garden and come back with hundreds of plant photos, completely inspired to write her next blog post.

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