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Registration deadline is February 15, 2017.
The first session is scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 7 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Spooner Agriculture Research Station and continue each Tuesday evening through May 30, 2017.
Participants will receive a minimum of 36 hours of in-depth horticulture training. Each week a different horticulture subject will be explored including: Annual, Perennial and Native Plants, Houseplants, Landscape Design, Fruit and Vegetables, Weeds, Wildlife, Soils, Insects, Plant Diseases and Low Input Lawn Care. Participants will learn from a wide range of instructors from University of Wisconsin, UW-Extension, local experts and through on-line materials.
Cost of the course is $125 or $200 for two people willing to share printed materials; the fee includes access to on-line lectures and instructional material, the UW-Extension Master Gardener Manual: Foundations in Horticulture, a one year membership to the Wisconsin Master Gardener Association, and speaker costs.
The purpose of this program is to train volunteers to assist UW-Extension with community projects related to horticulture, gardening, and nutrition. To become a certified UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteer participants must complete 36 hours of training, pass a final exam, and complete 24 hours of volunteer service per year.