Archive for Thursday, August 31, 2006

Master Gardener class to form

August 31, 2006

The next Master Gardener class is forming at the K-State Leavenworth County Extension Office.

The class starts Tuesday, Sept. 12, and runs through Nov. 14. Classes meet one day a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for nine weeks.

Trainees receive 40 hours of basic training on subjects such as lawn maintenance, plant diseases, trees and shrubs, soils, weeds, annuals and perennials, and vegetables and fruit.

Kansas State University horticulturists, extension agents and local experts in specific subject matter conduct the classes. Cost of the training is $125 with $50 refunded after completing all training and volunteer hours.

For more information, contact the Extension Office at (913) 250-2300.

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