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Winter is a great time of year to catch up on some gardening education. If you're a new or novice gardener and want to know more about the whys and hows of gardening, this course offered by the University of Vermont Extension Service might be for you. The Master Gardener training is offered from February 1st until April 26th. The weekly classes are held in the evening and broadcast via interactive TV around the state. So you don't have to go far to class. Course topics include botany, turf and weeds, entomology, plant pathology, vegetables, soil science, perennials and annuals, sustainable landscapes, integrated pest management, and invasive plant control. All classes are taught be professors or exprts in their field.

To become a certified Master Gardener, you'll have to pass the final exam at the end of the course and volounteer in the local community on accepted gardening projects for 40 hours. Even if you don't want to be officially certified as a Master Gardener, taking the classes alone will give you valuable gardening knowledge that you can apply to your own garden.

For more details and to sign up before the first class starts, Contact the Master Gardener website or call 802-656-9562.




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