If you’ve been thinking about enrolling in the new training program for would-be master gardeners, the June 1 deadline is upon us.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland is looking for gardeners interested in undertaking the full training program to reach master gardener status. Deadline for applying is June 1.
Here are the specifics about the program and how to apply:
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County is now accepting
applications for the Master Gardener Training Program. This program, which is
being offered in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange
County, will begin in September and will be held on Thursdays, during normal
business hours. Classes will be held at Orange County in the early fall and then
Rockland county starting mid-November. The program will conclude in late
This program is designed for volunteers from the community who enjoy
gardening and working with people. Master Gardener Volunteers are asked to
donate 100 hours over a two-year period, working in the community, educating
youth and adults about gardening and the environment. The fee for this training
is $300. The Cornell University Training Manual will be provided electronically.
Students will have the option of purchasing a hard copy an additional cost of
Deadline for Applications is June 1, 2014. For an Application Packet, please
contact Annie Christian at 845-429-7085 x 108.
Please contact Cornell Cooperative Extension if you have special needs. Cornell Cooperative
Extension in New York State provides equal program and employment opportunities.