Monday, November 8, 2010 - Next St. Lucie County Master Gardener Training Program Begins Jan. 4Do you like gardening? Do you have all the answers? Are you interested in horticulture? Would you like to help others with their horticulture questions? If you have an interest in improving your skills and knowledge and the desire to work with people, the Master Gardener program may be for you.
Starting Tuesday, Jan. 4, the Master Gardener program and training provides gardeners with the opportunity to improve their horticultural knowledge and skills and then share their experience with the public through organized volunteer activities. The training is conducted by the University of Florida Cooperative Extension Office, 8400 Picos Road, Fort Pierce.
As a Master Gardener, you can help to educate and advise home gardeners in the care of house plants, landscapes and vegetables including insect and disease control.
Being a Master Gardener volunteer is fun, interesting and rewarding.
The next training begins Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2010. Classes meet all day every Tuesday for 12 consecutive weeks. The cost is $150. Interviews will be held in December, as space is limited. To apply, contact Kate O'Neill, program specialist for St. Lucie County Extension, at 772-462-1660 or firstname.lastname@example.org.