REYNOLDSVILLE — Winter 2019-2020 classes for Penn State Extension Master Gardener Certification will begin Thursday, October 3, and will end in early March 2020. They are held at the Reynoldsville Foundry in Jefferson County from 5:30 to 8:45 p.m. on Thursdays except for holidays and bad weather. If enough people sign up, there could be a possibility of an afternoon class also. You do not have to be a Jefferson County resident to apply.

Penn State Master Gardeners is not a garden club. It is a federal, state and county supported training program in which you can learn to teach others about the newest researched information on gardening. Topics include fruits, vegetables or landscape, as well as how to protect it all from insects, disease and poor cultural practices.

A $200 fee covers all class materials and the manual.

E-mail JeffersonMG@psu.edu to get an application, or call 849-7361, Ext 508 to leave a message for the Master Gardener coordinator who will return your call.

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