County residents with a passion for gardening and sharing what they learn with others should consider applying.
Master Gardeners are volunteers from the community trained to help answer questions about gardening and pest management.
Classes are taught by University experts on water management, soils and fertilizers, ornamental and drought tolerant plants, landscape tree care, vegetable and fruit tree care, pest management, and more. Each session is approximately five hours long. The 2022 training program will be held weekly from January through early June (19 weeks).
Program requirements include weekly reading and quizzes, a final project and a final exam. Collaboration on assignments is encouraged, and trainees are provided any needed assistance by Master Gardener mentors.
The deadline to apply is August 31. For more information and to apply visit http://ucanr.edu/2022/apply