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UCONN Master Gardener Program

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2014 UCONN MASTER GARDENER PROGRAM ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED.

 

The University of Connecticut Extension System is now accepting applications for the Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program for 2014.  The objective of the program is to provide horticultural training to individuals who want to share knowledge with the public through community volunteerism, and wish to expand their gardening interests.

 

The program is broad-based, intensive and consists of 14 class sessions (one full day per week) beginning January 3, 2014.  The Master Gardener program includes over 100 hours of classroom training and 60 hours of volunteer service.  Individuals successfully completing the program will receive University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension Master Gardener certification. The charge for the program is $415.00. Partial scholarships may be available, based on demonstrated financial need.

 

Classes will be held in Torrington, Vernon, Norwich, New Haven and Stamford.

 

For more information or an application, call your local County Extension Center or visit the Home and Garden Education Center website:                                              http://www.ladybug.uconn.edu/

Contact:

Leslie Alexander 

State Coordinator UConn Master Gardener Program   

leslie.alexander@uconn.edu

860-486-6343


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