The Ohio State University Extension offices in Jefferson and Harrison Counties are currently accepting new applications for the Spring 2017 Master Gardener Volunteer training program. Training sessions will begin in March and continue into May. Participants interested in receiving the 50 hour intensive training will learn about basic botany, plant physiology, soils, entomology, plant pathology, plant diagnostics, integrated pest management, pesticide use and safety, lawn care, home vegetable and fruit production, backyard wildlife management and much more! Working with county Ohio State Extension personnel, Master Gardener Volunteers provide educational services to their communities. If you are a garden enthusiast, this is a great opportunity to share your gardening know-how and skills with others in your community. Cost of the program is $100. Applications are due December 1st, 2016.
Master Gardener Volunteer Training
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 17 2017.Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Jefferson County Extension, 587 Bantam Ridge Road, Wintersville, OH 43953
Erika Lyon, Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension Educator