Master Gardener classes to be offered in Troy

first_img Email the author Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By The Penny Hoarder Latest Stories Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 10:00 pm Thursday, November 6, 2008 Pike County’s Auburn University Extension System is once again offering the Master Gardener course in Troy.This unique program trains volunteer to assist friends neighbors and the community in their gardening and beautification efforts, said Tammy Powell, Pike County Extension coordinator.“The program is open to those who are interested in increasing their gardening knowledge,” Powell said. “Master Gardener candidates will receive 40 hours of instruction in plant science and horticulture.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Book Nook to reopen By Jaine Treadwell You Might Like Troy University aims to set can drive world record Troy University Dining Services are working to set a world record once again, but they can’t do it without some… read more Print Article “Instructors for the different session will be some of the most knowledgeable professionals from throughout the state,” Powell said. “Most will be university professors, Extension System specialists or other horticulture experts.”The first class will begin Jan. 20, and continue each Tuesday at the same time and location for 10 weeks.Applications for the 2009 Master Gardener Course are now available at the Pike County Extension Office.Applications must be receive by Friday, Dec. 12. Master Gardener classes to be offered in Troy Introductory sessions will include such topics as plant physiology, soils and fertility, plant pathology and entomology.“These general subject will be followed by more specific sessions on landscape design, ornamental plant materials, annuals and perennials, vegetable gardening, laws, home orchards and plant propagation,” Powell said.To supplement the lectures, each Master Gardener will receive an extensive library of Extension System and Auburn University publications on the subject covered. Sponsored Content The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Skip 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 HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe 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 The course fee of $100 will cover expenses. And, in exchange for the training course, Master Gardeners will be asked to volunteer 50 hours of community service in the area of horticulture.“This volunteer work may be fulfilled through community beautification projects, local Extension horticulture programs or by helping a friend, neighbor, school or church,” Powell said. “The type of volunteer horticulture activities that are available will be varied and flexible. All volunteer activities are designed to allow the Master Gardeners to share their knowledge with less informed gardeners.”last_img

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