If you have a deep interest in gardening and ecology, a strong desire to serve our community by sharing your time and your gardening knowledge, and a love of lifelong learning, you are a good candidate for the Extension Master Gardener program. NC Cooperative Extension Master Gardener volunteers work through the Extension to educate the public on practical, research-based, environmentally-friendly gardening practices.
The 2015 Mecklenburg EMG training classes offers 60 hours of classes on all aspects of gardening taught by Extension staff, local experts, and university faculty. Sessions begin January 20, 2015 meeting each Tuesday and Thursday at the Extension office at 1418 Armory Drive and Mahlon Adams Pavilion in Freedom Park from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm through March 31, 2015. Download detailed Mecklenburg EMG program information and application or call 704-336-4011 to request an application; submit your completed application to the Extension Director at 1418 Armory Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204. The class size is limited to 26 and fills quickly, so apply now while there are still available openings for community-minded gardeners. See you in the garden!
Mecklenburg EMG program information and application download http://www.mastergardenersmecklenburg.org/uploads/6/0/7/6/6076512/becomeanemg2015application.pdf