UACES Facebook Master Gardener Basic Training Classes Begin Soon

Master Gardener Basic Training Classes Begin Soon

Red Dirt Master Gardeners are now accepting applications for Basic Training in Texarkana, Miller County, Arkansas. This 40-hour program includes training on lawn care, ornamentals, insect control, disease and weed management, soils and plant nutrition, vegetable and flower gardening, home fruit production, irrigation, and much more.

TEXARKANA, Ark. –

Red Dirt Master Gardeners in Miller County is now accepting applications for basic training.  Anyone interested in becoming a Master Gardener may apply to be accepted into the 40-hour Master Gardener training program offered by the University Of Arkansas Division Of Agriculture. This 40 hour program includes training on lawn care; ornamental trees and shrubs; fire ant and other insects; disease and weed management; soils and plant nutrition; vegetable and flower gardening; home fruit production; irrigation and much more!

If you are interested in attending this year’s classes, they will be held October 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, November 3rd, and 4th, 2015 in Texarkana, AR.  All classes will be held from 8:00 AM-3:00 PM. Cost of the training is $125.

You may apply if you live in Miller and surrounding counties in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, or Oklahoma. For more information, our office is located at 400 Laurel, Suite 215, Texarkana, AR or call (870) 779-3609.  Get your application online at http://uaex.edu/counties/miller/Master_Gardener_Application-2016.pdf or call our office at 870-779-3609.

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Services offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.

By Jennifer Caraway
County Extension Agent - Agriculture
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division f Agriculture

Media Contact: Jennifer Caraway
County Extension Agent - Agriculture
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
400 Laurel Street, Suite 215 Texarkana AR 71854
(870) 779-3609
jcaraway@uaex.edu

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  • The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.

    The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.