GARDENING: Join the 2021 Master Gardener trainee class

Posted: Sunday, January 10, 2021 12:45 am

GARDENING: Join the 2021 Master Gardener trainee class

By Jeanette Castanon,
Ector County Extension Agent

Odessa American

Now that the new year is upon us it is a great time to investigate new hobbies. If you or a loved one are curious about becoming more involved with your community and get hands on education about gardening look no further than the Master Gardeners association. Classes start soon!

The Master Gardeners work through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension to help with the mission of providing research-based information to the public. After screening which includes a background check, trainees are accepted into the program.

To become a certified Master Gardener volunteer, you must attend the series of classes that will begin at 9 a.m. Jan. 28. Ten of the classes will be taught by Texas A&M Specialists and will be available online Thursday mornings. Seven of the courses will be taught in person Saturday mornings beginning on April 24 and ending on June 5. The cost is $200 and includes

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