Master Gardenders Begin Classes

UT/TSU Extension is offering a unique opportunity for gardeners – young and old, new or experienced to engage in both classroom and practical learning of a wide variety of gardening and home horticultural topics. The Hardeman County Extension Office is now accepting applications for the fall Master Gardener Course. All classes will be held at the Hardeman County Extension office 200 East Market Street in Bolivar on Tuesday mornings 9:00 – 12:00 a. m. beginning August 13 and ending November 12.
The Master Gardener program is a volunteer service program for the University of Tennessee Extension. Extension professionals train local members of the community as volunteers to help provide sound practical researched-based information to educate the public about home horticulture. The volunteer hours and responsibilities will be reviewed on orientation night to clarify any questions. Topics covered during the course include: botany, soils, water stewardship, vegetables, fruits, turf grass, insect and disease control, herbaceous plants, woody ornamentals and landscaping, trees and wildlife around the residence.
Applications are available at the Hardeman County Extension office or you can downloaded from the Hardeman County Extension web page https://extension.tennessee.edu/hardeman. Completed applications and payment must be received by August 6, 2019 at the extension office. The fee for the class is $125.00 or $150 for a couple. Checks are payable to Hardeman County Extension. Please remit payment with your signed application to Lee Sammons Extension Agent Hardeman County Extension 200 E Market Street, P. O. Box 186 Bolivar, Tennessee 38008. If you have any questions about the program contact Lee Sammons at 731-658-2421 or email at lsammons@utk.edu. The Cooperative Extension Program offers its programs to all persons regardless to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.