UT/TSU Extension Announces 2018 Master Gardener Intern Class

2018 Master Gardener Intern Class

Dates: Monday nights, Feb 5-April 16, 2018

Where: Classes will meet at the James E. Ward Ag. Center

Cost: $150.00

Class size will be limited and filled on a first come/first serve basis.

Requirements for certification: Complete 40 hours of intern training plus provide 40 hours of community service through the local Extension Office within a year of completing intern training.

To get registration materials and application contact the

UT/TSU Extension Office, Phone: 615-444-9584

Website: extension.tennessee.edu/Wilson

Contact: Ruth Correll, acorrell@utk.edu

The Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Program is a volunteer service program that serves state citizens with home horticulture information! The program trains and certifies volunteers who provide community service through county Extension offices. Master Gardeners are trained, certified volunteers for the University of Tennessee Extension County Offices. Tennessee Extension Master Gardeners help the Extension Service share the latest and greatest gardening information!

Why become a Tennessee Extension Master Gardener?  You will receive initial training and education across a range of horticultural crops. This is an opportunity to connect with others who are interested in plants and gardens of all kinds. Opportunities for continuing education in both horticultural and organizational areas and participate in Extension outreach events that impact youth and adults.

Many horticultural topics will be covered to include: plant anatomy, physiology and taxonomy, soils, ornamental plants, edible crops, turfgrass, plant pathology, entomology and pesticide safety.

Click here to download this flyer: 2018 Master Gardener Intern Class

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About Greg Tomerlin

I enjoy gardening, keeping bees, birding, the outdoors, and visiting State & Local Parks and Greenways.
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