Master Gardener class to start

The Monmouth County Master Gardener program is accepting applications for its next round of training. The deadline to apply is Jan. 6. "Each Master Gardener trainee receives in-depth, hands-on training in horticulture from the best in the field – Rutgers Cooperative Extension Service professional staff and their associates at Rutgers University and Brookdale Community College," Monmouth County Freeholder Lillian G. Burry said. "The program includes plant biology, propagation, soil science and pest control…" To become a Master Gardener, an individual must live in Monmouth County, be available to attend 10 weeks of classes, and make a commitment to provide gardening information and services to the community.

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