University of Vermont

Cultivating Healthy Communities

Space Still Available For Master Gardener Course

Burlington--There's still time to sign up for the 2013 University of Vermont (UVM) Extension Master Gardener course, which runs Feb. 5 through April 30. The course will be offered at 13 Vermont Interactive Technologies sites and cover a wide range of horticultural topics.

The course will be of interest both to individuals who just want to learn more about gardening or anyone who wants to obtain Extension Master Gardener certification through a 40-hour internship after completing the course. The course fee is $395 until Jan. 18, or $420 after that date, and includes 13 class sessions and the required course textbook and other materials.

Registrations will be accepted through the UVM Extension Master Gardener Program Office at (802) 656-9562 until Feb. 5. If requiring a disability-related accommodation to participate, please call this number by Jan. 25.

Classes will be held Tuesday evenings from 6:15 to 9 p.m. The first session will start at 5:45 p.m. for orientation.

VIT locations include Bennington, Brattleboro, Johnson, Lyndonville, Montpelier, Middlebury, Newport, Randolph Center, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, White River Junction and Williston. Please note that the Williston site is full.

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