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Master gardener applications available

Oct 15th, 2015 | Category: Growing, News

COUNTY – The Master Gardener programs in local counties are now accepting applications. Participants learn soil science, composting, plant diseases, sustainable gardening techniques and more. Graduates of the program become volunteers in the community and help to educate the public and share information with others. Tuition applies, plus a minimum volunteer commitment for two years working on designated Master Gardener programs.

WSU Whatcom Extension Community Horticulture Program is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Master Gardener Course. Space is limited for the 12-week course. The application deadline is Nov. 30, 2015. The class runs February through April 2016. For details and application visit http://whatcom.wsu.edu/ch/mgbecome.html.

WSU Skagit County Extension is accepting applications through Oct. 30, 2015. To download the application, visit http://ext100.wsu.edu/skagit/mg/ and select “How to Apply” from the menu. For more information, call (360) 428-4270. Scholarships are available.

WSU Snohomish County Extension offers the Master Gardener traning once a week every Thursday, January through March. Classes are held at the Extension Education Center in Everett. For more information, see http://ext100.wsu.edu/snohomish/garden/master-gardener-program/become-a-master-gardener/.

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