Become a Master Gardener Volunteer
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Master Gardener Training Program
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[November 30, 2017]
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.
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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
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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