Know any really good gardeners in Rockland County? Cornell is starting a new class of master gardeners and is looking for applicants.
Here’s a note from Donna Cooke at Cornell:
“Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Rockland County is now accepting applications for the Master Gardener Training beginning in January 2008.
“This training lasts about 50 hours, and in return, trainees are asked to donate time working in the community educating youth and adults about gardening and the environment. The fee is $150.00 and includes training manual with horticultural resources from Cornell University.
“The 2008 training will be held on 10 consecutive Thursdays, 930am-2:30pm**, at the Education Center, 10 Patriot Hills Drive, Stony Point, NY.
“For more information, or to have an application sent to you, contact Donna Cooke, Community Horticulture Educator at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 845-429-7085 ext 108.
**If you can’t attend a daytime training, please contact Donna for future evening/weekend trainings.
Community Horticulture Educator
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County
10 Patriot Hills Drive
Stony Point, NY 10980
Ph. 845 429-7085 x108
Fax 845 429-8667