Become a Master Gardener Volunteer
Enroll now in University of Illinois 2018 Master
Gardener Training Program
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[November 30, 2017]
- The University of Illinois Extension Logan, Menard and Sangamon
county unit is accepting applications through December 8 to
participate in the 2018 Master Gardener Training Program. This
volunteer program is a great learning opportunity for gardening
enthusiast and beginners.
U of I Extension Master Gardener volunteers are
adult members of the community who are interested in learning more
about lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, vegetables, the environment and
much more. Master Gardener trainees receive 60 hours of in-depth
unbiased, research-based horticulture training from University of
Illinois Extension educators and specialists.
A Master Gardener Intern is expected to return 60
hours of volunteer service in the year following their graduation.
To learn more about the Master Gardener program visit
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Classes will be offered on Tuesday’s from 9am to 4pm, starting
February 6 and ending April 10, 2018. Training classes are face to face. Cost of
the training which includes the Master Gardener training manual is $225.
If you would like an application or have questions, call University of Illinois
Extension at (217) 782-4617.
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