PENOBSCOT CO., Maine — The application deadline has been extended for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers training in Penobscot county. Extension Horticulturist, Kate Garland, will collaborate with experts from around the state to cover various gardening topics including: botany, plant propagation, soils, composting, landscape design, vegetables, pesticide safety, tree fruits, insects and plant diseases, ecology, plant selection, and small fruits. Application deadline is February 1st.
Weekly training sessions will be held 5-8pm on Tuesdays beginning in mid-February into early May and will resume for three weeks inSeptember. Full schedule and a link to the online application can be found at the following website: http://umaine.edu/penobscot/programs/gardening/master-gardeners/.
For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call 207.942.7396. About University of Maine Cooperative Extension: As atrusted resource for almost 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant publiceducation role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county.
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