2016-2017 CLEMSON EXTENSION
MASTER GARDENER TRAINING CLASS APPLICATION
About the Master Gardener Program
The Clemson E
xtension Master Gardener Program trains and prepares knowledgeable volunteers to facilitate the educational work of the local Consumer Horticulture Agent, by delivering research-based information to the citizens of the state.
The services provided by the Master Gardeners vary according to Clemson Extension’s priorities and community needs, as well as the abilities and interests of the individual Master Gardener. Some current Master Gardener projects include phone support at the Extension Office, “Ask a Master Gardener” events, presentation of programs to garden clubs and other groups, as well as an annual symposium, basic gardening lecture series, and plant sale. Volunteers lend their expertise at various community gardens, including the gardens of Roper Mountain Science Center and the Children’s Garden at Linky Stone Park.
About the 2016-2017 Master Gardener Training Class
The 2016-2017 Greenville County Master Gardener Training class will begin on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Classes will mey each Thursday afternoon from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM at the Greenville County Extension Office for 17 weeks, excluding November 24 and December 29. The final exam will be ginven on February 16, 2017.
Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2016. The class size will be limited to 30 students, so don’t wait too long to apply.