There is still time—and space—to register for University of Nevada Cooperative Extension upcoming Fall 2010 Master Gardener Training. The fall training class begins on Monday, September 13, 2010. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 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 more information.