CLEMSON, S.C.–The Clemson Extension Master Gardener Program trains, selects, and utilizes knowledgeable volunteers to facilitate the educational work of the local Consumer Horticulture Agent, by delivering researched-based information to citizens of the state.
The live, in-classroom Master Gardener Training Course (MGTC) is about 15 weeks of intensive instruction led by Clemson Extension personnel, Master Gardeners, and other experts. Classes include basic botany and plant physiology, plant pathology, entomology, soils and plant nutrition, residential irrigation, vegetables, turfgrass, weeds, and more.
The Aiken County MGTC is held at the Aiken County Extension Office located at 1555 Richland Avenue East, Aiken, SC 29801 on Wednesdays from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm January 10 through April 25, 2018. There are no prerequisites to participate in the Master Gardener Training Course.
Clemson Extension Master Gardener certification requirements include regularly attending classes, scoring 70% or better on the final examination, and giving back at least 40 educational service hours.
Registration for the Aiken County Master Gardener Training Course is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to the first 35 paid registrants. The MGTC fee is $300.00 per participant and a copy of The South Carolina Master Gardener Training Manual is included. Registration closes December 31, 2017. Follow https://secure.touchnet.net/C20569_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=
2172&SINGLESTORE=true to register for the Aiken County MGTC no later than December 31, 2017. Registration is payable online by credit card only (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express). If you must pay by check, email Dr. James H. Blake (firstname.lastname@example.org). The local Extension office cannot accept any MGTC fees. Payments must be received by Dr. Blake’s office before you can be registered.
For more information about the Clemson Extension Master Gardener Program in Aiken County, visit http://www.clemson.edu/extension/mg/counties/aiken/.
Should you require special accommodations due to a disability, please notify our office ten days prior to the event.
Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to people of all ages, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status and is an equal opportunity employer.
Wednesday, January 17 at 9:00am to 1:00pm
Aiken County Clemson Extension, Auditorium 1555 Richland Avenue East, Suite 500, Aiken, SC 29801