Space still open in Master Gardener course

first_img Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By The Penny Hoarder Print Article Latest Stories Skip Book Nook to reopen Space still open in Master Gardener course Koon said the original intent of the Master Gardener program was to train volunteers to be knowledgeable about home horticulture to the extent of being able to answer questions from the community.“The program actual began with an Extension agent in Chicago who trained volunteers to help him answer questions from the public during spring planting,” Koon said. “In exchange for their training, they gave time back to help with Extension efforts.”Today’s Master Gardener course consists of 50 hours of in depth training in soils, entomology, plant physiology, plant propagation, vegetables, fruits, turf, pathology and landscape design.“Some people want to learn to grow bedding plants,” Koon said. “Some what to grow good vegetables and lots of them. Others are interested in lawn and turf care. The Master Gardener program offers people the opportunity to be well rounded in everything from planning a landscape to growing fruits.” Email the author Published 9:26 pm Tuesday, January 6, 2009 You Might Like Brown’s lost pet returned home just in time for Christmas Bonnie Brown was too old and too afraid of “bad” weather to be out alone on a cold December night…. read more Spring seemingly has come early to Alabama and folks are already getting anxious to get their hands in the dirt.However, Old Man Winter is certain to stay around for a while, so until he makes his final farewell of 2009, what better way to spend one’s time than “boning” up on lawn and garden care, said Tammy Powell, Pike County extension coordinator.“This is the perfect time to enroll in a Master Gardener course and one is being offered through the Pike County Extension Office and Auburn University beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Sponsored Content Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day The 10-week class will meet from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Pike County Extension Office in Troy. The class will run over a 12-week period.The fee for the course will be $100 and will include all materials and refreshments.David Koon, regional Extension agent home grounds and home horticulture, will conduct the classes, which will also feature authorities in different areas of home horticulture. The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Koon said those who complete the Master Gardner course are “schooled” so that they can answer basic questions about those areas of home horticulture.For more information about the Master Gardener program or to register for the upcoming course, call the Pike County Extension office at 566-0985 or visit the Extension office on South Three Notch Street in Troy. By Jaine Treadwelllast_img

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