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JACKSON, MI -- The Jackson County MSU Extension Master Gardener program begins Sept. 4 and runs through Dec. 11, 2014. The class will meet Thursday evenings from 6-10 p.m. at the Jackson County MSUE office, 1716 Lansing Ave., Jackson, MI.
The MSU Extension Master Gardener Program connects gardeners across the state to MSU's faculty and resources. Participants have access to information generated at one of the nation's top plant science teaching and research universities and the chance to use this knowledge to improve their communities and enrich their lives.
After completing the training, Master Gardener trainees must complete 40 hours of horticulture-related service within one year to earn their Master Gardener certification.
Through these volunteer activities educating others, trainees extend their classroom knowledge to their community. Examples of volunteer projects and service may include:
For more information or to register for the Jackson County Master Gardener program, contact Katie Miedona at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 517-788-4292.