Cooperative Extension is holding information and registration sessions for the upcoming Fall 2010 Master Gardener Training on Wednesday, May 12 or June 9 from 9-10 a.m. at the UNCE Lifelong Learning Center. The fall training class begins in September. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. – Noon on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. There are twenty-four classes.
The Master Gardener program teaches sustainable desert gardening practices, including proper plant selection and care, disease and pest management and water-efficient gardening. To become a Master Gardener, an individual must complete 72 hours of horticultural instruction and volunteer 50 hours on community projects each year. Click here for details.