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Posted on: August 9, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Come Grow with Marin Master Gardeners

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Do you enjoy gardening and working with people? Volunteer and be trained by the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) to offer information and assistance to home gardeners in Marin County!

* Answer residents garden questions on the telephone hotline
* Educate residents at Farmers Markets and fairs
* Assist educators in establishing school gardens
* Be an environmental steward – work on community service projects and gardens within the county

Apply to become a Master Gardener!

The Marin Master Gardeners are a group of local volunteers trained to serve as consultants to home gardeners. They teach classes and provide information on plant health and gardening practices including vegetable gardening, trees, soil, lawns, ornamental horticulture, integrated pest management, diseases, water-wise gardening and related topics.

Training sessions are held on Thursdays beginning in January and continuing through early May 2013.

Learn more at an information session:

NOVATO – THURSDAY, AUGUST 23
Where: UCCE Office
1682 Novato Boulevard, Suite 150B
Time: 2 p.m.

ROSS – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
Where: Marin Art and Garden Center
Livermore Room - 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Time: 6 p.m.

Applications available online or call the Master Gardeners Help Desk 415-473-4204

Applications due September 14, 2012

Applications available online here
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