The University of Connecticut Extension System is now accepting applications for the 2014 Master Gardener Program. The objective of the program is to provide horticultural training to individuals who want to share knowledge with the public through community volunteerism and wish to expand their gardening interests.
The program is broad-based, intensive and consists of 14 class sessions (one full day per week) beginning January 3, 2014. The Master Gardener program includes over 100 hours of classroom training and 60 hours of volunteer service. Individuals successfully completing the program will receive University of Connecticut Extension Master Gardener certification. The charge for the program is $415.00. Partial scholarships may be available, based on demonstrated financial need.
Classes will be held in Vernon, Torrington, Norwich, North Haven and Stamford.
For more information or an application, call the Hartford County Master Gardener Office at 860-570-9023 or visit the Home and Garden Education Center website at http://www.ladybug.uconn.edu/