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Montgomery County Extension Office Spring Master Gardener course applications now being accepted

UT Extension OfficeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Extension Office is now accepting applications for the spring Master Gardener course. All classes will be held at the Montgomery County Extension office on Wednesday’s from 10:00am – 2:00pm beginning March 4th and ending May 27th.

Please keep in mind that this is a volunteer based organization that depends greatly on your time and commitment to the program.

You will be required to complete 40 hours of volunteer service within the first year after the class sessions to receive your official Master Gardener certification.

The volunteer hours and responsibilities will be reviewed on orientation night to clarify any questions.

Please read the following very carefully:

  • Applications will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Applications are available at the county extension office or may be printed from the web sites listed below.
  • Completed applications & payment must be received by February 25th.
  • The first sixty (60) completed applications received will be automatically accepted into the class.
    • All others will be place on a waiting list and notified if there is an opening.
  • The fee for the class is $125.00 or $150.00 for couples.
    • Please remit payment with your signed application! Checks are payable to Montgomery County Extension.
  • Once your application has been received, you will be sent a letter notifying you whether or not you have been accepted into the class this year.

Send completed applications & payment to:

Karla Kean, Extension Agent
Montgomery County Extension
1030 Cumberland Heights Road, STE A
Clarksville, TN 37040

Please feel free to call or email me at the Extension office with any questions you may have about the program!

Karla Kean, Extension Agent 931.648.5725

More information about the program can be found at

https://extension.tennessee.edu/montgomery/Pages/default.aspx

www.montgomerycountymastergardenersassociation.com

http://mastergardener.tennessee.edu

2015 Montgomery County Master Gardener (MG) Training Schedule

Date Program / Presenter
March 4th Orientation & Welcome: Karla Kean, Montgomery County Extension Agent & MCMGA Executive Board
March 11th Basic Botany and Plant Propagation: Zena Clardy, Horticulture Specialist-TN State University Plant
March 18th Soils/Hebron Smith: Montgomery County MG (MCMG)
March 25th Vegetable Gardening Basics: David Neblett-MC MG
April 1st Best Management Practices for Woody Ornamentals and Weed Control in Woody Ornamental Plantings: Karla Kean Montgomery County Extension Agent
April 8th Plant Diseases: Dr. Don Sudbrink, APSU
April 15th Insects: David Cook, Davidson County Extension Agent
April 22nd Turfgrass Maintenance: Mitchell Mote, Rutherford County Extension Agent
April 29th Small Fruits and Tree Fruits: Dr. David Lockwood, UT Plant Sciences
May 6th Landscape Design Considerations: Tina Ramsey, Montgomery County MG
May 13th Herbaceous Ornamental Plants: Karla Kean, Montgomery County Extension
May 20th Healthy Gardener’s: Tamara Adjei, FCS/4-H Agent, Montgomery County Extension
May 27th Pesticide Safety: Karla Kean, Montgomery County Extension

Topic and speakers are subject to change!

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