Deadline nears for this summer’s Master Gardener training program

Attention, green thumbs!

The very popular MSU Extension Oakland County Master Gardener Training Program will begin on August 23, 2011 and run through November 15, 2011. This 13 week class, which meets on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.., will allow horticultural enthusiasts the opportunity to fulfill a 40-hour community service commitment to receive certification as a Master Gardener.

As the class is expected to reach capacity, it’s best to request an application as soon as possible. The deadline for applications is August 1, 2011. Classes will be held in the Execuvite Office Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Rd., Waterford. Call MSUE-Oakland County at (248) 858-0887 or email smithlin@oakgov.com to request an application. Seats will be offered on a first come-first served basis. The application fee is $25 and the class fee is $300.

Interested? Find out more here.