University of Maryland Extension

Upper Shore Master Gardener Basic Training

Event Series: 
When: 
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 - 5:30pm to Saturday, Apr. 21, 2018 - 8:30pm
Where: 
Eastern Shore Higher Education Center
Address: 
1000 College Cir
Wye Mills, MD 21679
United States
Presenter: 
Master Gardener Program- Upper Shore
Description/Notes: 

Interested in improving the environment?

Avid gardener, or wishing you had a green thumb?

Dedicated volunteer?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, you should consider becoming a University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener volunteer and joining the next class of enthusiastic horticulturists! This rigorous 40+ hour course is designed to give you the basic information in preparation for volunteering. Topics will include: ecology, botany, soils, propagation, plant pathology, insect pests, and much more. This program emphasizes community involvement and outreach as well as environmental stewardship. A fee of $200 is charged to cover costs, including the official University of Maryland Master Gardener Handbook. This class in held in conjunction with the University of Maryland Extension in Dorchester, Talbot, Queen Anne's, and Kent Counties.

Classes are held both Thursday evening from 5:30pm-8:30pm & Saturday mornings 9:00am-12:00pm starting February 22nd- April 21st, 2018.

Queen Anne's & Kent County Coordinator:
Rachel Rhodes
410-758-0166
rjrhodes@umd.edu

Talbot County Coordinator:
Mikaela Boley
410-822-1244
mboley@umd.edu

Dorchester County Coordinator:
Emily Zobel
410-228-8800
ezobel@umd.edu

Cost: 
$200
Contact: 
Rachel Rhodes
Contact Email: 
rjrhodes@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410-758-0166
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