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2018 Master Gardener Training Course - Two Locations

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 -
Thursday, October 25, 2018

Love gardening? Looking to upgrade your skills? Committed to giving back to the community in the form of gardening advice and hands-on support? Then join the network of over 600 certified Massachusetts Master Gardener Association (MMGA) volunteers in Central and Eastern Massachusetts.

The 2018 Master Gardener Training course (MGT) begins April 10th/12th in two locations: Wellesley and Boylston. The course consists of 14 weeks of classroom education as well as 60 hours of approved volunteering.

Topics include soil science, botany, plant selection and care, pest/disease/weed management, pruning, propagation, and more  all taught by university professors, Extension Department specialists, industry-leading horticulturists, and landscape management professionals. Upon graduation and as an active MMGA member, you will enjoy a number of ongoing benefits including opportunities to...

~ Network with other members of the like-minded MMGA community who are always willing to share their knowledge and experience
~ Participate annually in dozens of MMGA-sponsored Continuing Education classes, workshops, field trips and visits to members gardens
~ Audit future Master Gardener Training classes, to refresh your knowledge of specific topics
~ Support your community by nominating public or non-profit organizations to host an official MMGA Gardening Site, where Master Gardeners volunteer to provide free hands-on support
~ Recommend community fairs, plant sales and other events for a free Ask-a-Master-Gardener or Soil pH Testing table staffed by MGs
~ Learn how to be a compelling and informative speaker by joining our Speakers Bureau and presenting lectures on favorite topics to garden clubs and other organizations

Space is filling up fast. Register today at website below.

Elm Bank/Wellesley; Tower Hill Botanic Garden/Boylston
900 Washington St. and
11 French Drive
Wellesley and Boylston, MA

Sponsor(s): Massachusetts Master Gardener Assn. (MMG)
Time(s): See website

Published on Sunday, March 25, 2018.
All information is subject to change.

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