Tuesday, June 12, 2007

NH MASTER GARDENER PROGRAM

I got this today from the University of New Hampshire Extension Service. It's the little "advertisement" for the Master Gardener Program. If you live in NH and have always wanted to be a Master Gardener, here is your opportunity!

"Subject: PSA Master Gardener Program Applications

Applications being accepted for the 2007 UNH Master Gardener Program

The NH Master Gardener Program in Grafton County, UNH Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for it's 2007 volunteer training program. Applications are available online at http://extension.unh.edu/Agric/AGMastGD.htm. Course participants receive training in Botany, Soils, Fertilizers, Entomology, Pesticide Use and Safety, Plant propagation, Vegetables, Woody Ornamentals, Lawn Care, Houseplants, Organic Practices, Plant Pathology, Landscape Design, Annuals, Perennials, Backyard Wildlife, Backyard Livestock, Water Quality, Invasives Species, Trees and more.

After receiving training volunteers give back to the community first as interns then as active volunteers. Volunteers have worked on creating and maintaining demonstration gardens, gardened with the elderly and the physically challenged, conducted gardening projects with youth, written gardening articles and more.

The 2007 class will be held at the Unitarian Church in Concord. Thursdays from 9 to 4 from Sept 6 to Dec. 6th. Application deadline for the 2007 program is July 10th. Applications are available online at http://extension.unh.edu/Agric/AGMastGD.htm. The Grafton County Master Gardeners Association has one full scholarship available for the 2007 program, contact Dana Karuza-Tulp by email at dana.karuza-tulp@unh.edu or by phone at 787-6944 to request a scholarship."

2 Comments:

At June 25, 2007, Blogger Kate said...

I wish I lived there ... I'd love to be in a programme like this.

 
At June 25, 2007, Blogger North Country Maturing Gardener said...

Where do you live Kate???

 

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