New Master Gardeners Class Beginning April 1st

— Written By Norma Chrisawn

The Master Gardeners’ Training classes are scheduled to begin on April 1st and will run through July 8th. Classes are on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at the Yancey County Cooperative Extension Office. A tentative schedule of the classes is listed below. To register, please contact the Yancey County Cooperative Center at 682-6186 or for more information, contact Stanley Holloway, at the Yancey Extension Office.

Apr 1:             Orientation/ Plant Propagation

Apr 8:              Botany

Apr 15:            No Class

Apr 22:            Soils and Fertilizers

Apr 29:            Vegetables

May 6:            Fruits and Nuts (Small and Tree Fruit)

May 13:           Pesticides and IPM

May 20:           No Class

May 27:           Houseplants and Lawns

June 3:            Weeds

June 10:           Plant Insects and Diseases

June 17:           No Class

June 24:           Flowers and Woody Ornamentals

July 1:              Landscape Design and Review

July 8:              Wildlife and Exam