Jan. 15, 6-9 p.m. - Frederick County Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension will hold a pre-registration meeting at University of Virginia's Blandy Experimental Farm and the State Arboretum of Virginia, 400 Blandy Farm Ln, Boyce, for anyone interested in becoming a Master Gardener.
Classes will be held at Blandy on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., from Feb. 12 through May 4 (plus any snow make up dates). In addition, several Saturday afternoon hands-on workshops will be held.
Seasoned Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions at the pre-registration event. Those who register and pay for the class on or before Jan. 15 will receive a 10 percent discount on registration. Registration fees of $200, or $180 early registration, covers all training supplies, including a comprehensive Master Gardener handbook, an integrated pest manual, and materials related to the weekly lectures.
For more information about the meeting or classes, contact the Frederick County Cooperative Extension Office at 540-665-5699 or email Extension Agent Mark Sutphin at firstname.lastname@example.org.