Master Gardner program taking applicants for 2018

By on December 16, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Dare County Master Gardener program. A minimum of 15 students are required for the class to take place, and space is limited to 25 students, so don’t delay in applying.

No formal training is necessary to qualify for the Master Gardener program, only a willingness to learn about gardening on the Outer Banks and become a volunteer committed to helping people with their gardening problems.

Classes begin February 6th and meet each Tuesday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. until May 15th. Classes include lectures, hands-on activities, field trips and guest speakers.

The $125 fee for the program is due once the candidate has been approved to participate in the program.

Please download an application from the Dare NC Cooperative Extension website or contact the NC Cooperative Extension office for an application.

Applications may be mailed or brought to the NC Cooperative Extension office at 517 Budleigh Street, P O Box 968, Manteo, NC 27954. You may email your application to Shannon Brooks at Office hours are 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Deadline for applications is Sunday, December 31, 2017. Please contact us at (252) 473-4290 with any questions about the Master Gardener program in Dare County.

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