New Master Gardener Class Info for 2019

How can I become a Georgia Master Gardener?

If you love gardening and can commit to learning and sharing knowledge and skills through volunteer service, this Georgia Master Gardener Program wants you.

Do you have to know a lot about gardening to apply?

NO! Some basic experience and knowledge is preferable but we are looking for enthusiastic people who want to learn and VOLUNTEER.

What is expected of Master Gardeners?

After successfully completing the classroom portion, participants volunteer 50 hours of service to the UGA Cooperative Extension within the first year of their classroom training. Upon completion they officially become Georgia Master Gardeners and must volunteer a minimum of 25 hours of service each year thereafter.

WHEN:       February 5, 2019 ~ April 9, 2019
            9:00 am - 3:00 pm each Tuesday for 10 weeks

ORIENTATION: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

WHERE:     North Georgia Technical College
           Blairsville, GA 30512
COST:      $175.00 Includes Georgia Master Gardener Handbook

SPACE IS LIMITED… Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2018

Brought to you by the UGA Cooperative Extension

Classes open to Towns & Union County residents. Others may be accepted on a space available basis, but must volunteer in Town or Union Counties.

Interested? Call us, we would love to tell you more about this great opportunity

DAVID BEST, TC Master Gardener – 706-896-9658

DONNA CATES, UC Master Gardener – 706-781-0987

JACOB WILLIAMS, County Extension Agent – 706-439-6030