EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State University Extension is offering the Master Gardener Program Online via zoom Thursdays, 5:30—9:30 p.m. EST – (4:30-8:30 p.m. CST), August 19 through November 18.
Access to World Class Gardening Knowledge. The MSU Extension Master Gardener (EMG) Program® connects gardeners across the state to MSU faculty and resources. Participants have access to information generated at one of the nation’s top plant science teaching and research universities and the chance to use this knowledge to improve their communities and enrich lives.
Horticultural topics include: best practices for growing flowers, vegetables and fruit; caring for lawns and woody ornamentals; house plant care; diagnosing plant diseases; pest identification and control, and much more.
Complete the classroom requirement, then volunteer for 40 hours in the community in order to become a certified Master Gardener.
*Participants are expected to regularly attend the classes; occasional makeup can be scheduled for extenuating circumstances.
After initial program completion, to continue as a certified Extension Master Gardener you must complete 10 education hours and 20 volunteer hours annually.
Cost is $325. Partial scholarships are available and must be applied for at the time of registration. Registration deadline is August 12, 2021
To learn more, or to register, go to: https://events.anr.msu.edu/uppermgvpfall2021/
Additional questions can be directed to Rebecca Krans, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click the link for a flyer: final UP 2021F MG online flyer
— MSU Extension
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