When: August 10 – October 12, 2017
Contact: 706-635-4426 by phone, or
Gilmer County Cooperative Extension Office, Progress Road, Ellijay
Fannin County Cooperative Extension Office, 205 Church Street, Blue Ridge
Cost: $195, includes comprehensive Master Gardener Handbook
Application can be downloaded from Extension Office website
Here in Gilmer and Fannin counties we offer a Master Gardener Extension Volunteer training about once every five years. There will not be another one involving Fannin for a few more years. The program will feature 10 six-hour sessions and we are accepting applications now for the training being held this fall. The sessions will be on Thursday’s each week from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm with the first one being Thursday, August 10th, and the final exam being Thursday, October 12th. The instructors for the classroom sessions will be Cooperative Extension County Agents, specialists from the University of Georgia, and veteran Master Gardener Extension Volunteers.