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Purdue accepts apps for Master Gardener program

FORT WAYNE, IN -- The Purdue University Master Gardener volunteer program helps gardeners grow by providing them with intensive training in horticultural principles. Participants, in turn, share their knowledge by providing volunteer leadership and service to their communities. Training sessions will be conducted at the Allen County Extension office.

There have been unexpected openings in the spring training sessions which will begin on March 16 and end on June 1.  Training will be held on Wednesday evenings from 5:45 p.m.-9:15 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The $125 program fee includes class materials and a reference notebook. To learn more about this very popular volunteer program visit the Allen County Extension Office (4001 Crescent Avenue, on the IPFW campus) or call 260-481-6826 and press option #3. Additional information and an application can also be downloaded from Click on Garden, Master Gardeners Allen County. Adjusted fees and payment plans are available on an as-needed basis.