Enrollment is now open 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 more.

Weekly training sessions will be held 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning in mid-February through May and will resume for two weeks in September.  Full schedule and a link to the online application can be found at the following website:  http://umaine.edu/penobscot/programs/gardening/master-gardeners/. The pplication deadline is January 18.
For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call 942-7396.

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