The Moore American

April 17, 2013

Master Gardener training classes offered this August

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The Moore American

MOORE — The Cleveland County Extension office is accepting registration for the 2013 Master Gardener program.

The cost is $100 per person, which supplies each student with a soil test, several detailed educational manuals and research-based information provided by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.

The classes are open to anyone with an interest in horticulture with a high school degree or equivalent.

Classes will begin Aug. 29 and are offered from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday through Nov. 14 at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds, 601 E. Robinson St.

Topics covered include the latest gardening trends regarding botany, vegetable gardening, disease and insect control, trees, shrubs, fruit, water quality, propagation, soil science and lawn care.

For an application, visit oces.okstate.edu/cleveland/horticulture or contact the Cleveland County office at 321-4774.