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 PR & Marketing Coordinator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, specializing in social media. She's been known to go for a walk, and come back completely inspired to write a blog post on her newest found adventure.

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