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Master Gardener deadline Dec. 11

Nov 25th, 2014 | Category: News

WHATCOM – The WSU Master Gardener Program is accepting applications for 2015. The program offers a 10-week Master Gardener class for beginning and experienced gardeners looking to broaden their knowledge of horticulture and sustainable gardening practices. In return for the training, Master Gardener Community Educators volunteer 60 hours during the same year providing information to home gardeners about sound and sustainable gardening practices including integrated pest management, efficient watering systems, soil improvement, and plant selection. The class meets weekly on Wednesday from 9:30 am to 3 p.m. beginning February 4 through April, with occasional Saturday field trips. To become a Certified Master Gardener, applicants must complete 60 hours of training and 60 hours of volunteer time as a Community Educator.

To apply online visit www.whatcom.wsu.edu, or for a printed applications visit 1000 N. Forest St., Suite 201 in Bellingham. The application deadline is Dec. 11. For more information, contact (360) 676-6736, ext. 12 or Beth.chisholm@wsu.edu.

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