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Applications accepted for Master Gardener training in Dixon

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 23rd, 2013

DIXON - The University of Illinois Extension is accepting applications to participate in the 2014 Master Gardener Training Program. Those interested need to complete an application form and return it to their local county extension office.

Master Gardeners are individuals with an interest in horticulture willing to participate in 60 hours of classes taught by University of Illinois educators. Then they agree to volunteer 60 hours of time through their local office to teach others about gardening.

Local training classes will be held at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 Ill. Rt. 2, Dixon beginning Jan. 17, 2014. Class time is from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every Friday through April 4. Cost of the manual and training is $175. Call the University of Illinois Extension Office at (815) 835-2070 or register online at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/clw to receive an application form. Forms can also be sent as a printable document via e-mail. Please e-mail Susan O’Connor with questions at seoconno@illinois.edu.

For the complete article see the 10-23-2013 issue.

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