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Fall Master Gardener Volunteer 2021 Fall Training

UF/IFAS Extension Putnam County is accepting applications for the 2021 Master Gardener Volunteer Training.  The Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program is a group of specially trained people that assist UF/IFAS Extension in providing research-based information to the residents and communities of Putnam County.  The training entails the completion of over 60 hours of instruction and hands on learning opportunities over the course of 11 weeks.  Topics include basic botany, soil health and fertilizers, plant disease, integrated pest management, and much more.

When: Most Thursdays from 9-4 (see Training Schedule below for more details.
Where: UF/IFAS Extension Putnam County Auditorium
111 Yelvington Rd, East Palatka 32131

Cost:  $130 includes books, Materials, and refreshments

Master Gardener Volunteers hone their talents and advance their skills in order to contribute to their Putnam County Community.

PROJECTS INCLUDE:
  • Extension Landscape Maintenance and improvement
  • Extension Vegetable Demonstration Gardens
  • Soil pH Testing
  • School horticulture enrichment assistance
  • Educational Designs and displays
  • Pesticide Exam Proctoring
  • Plant Clinics
  • Speaking Engagements

Applications for the our Master Gardener Volunteer Program are now located within our new Volunteer Management System called Better Impact.  Please click the buttons  below for the current scheduled and to access the application.

Please address any questions, comments or concerns to

Julio Perez
Horticulture Agent I
UF-IFAS Extension Putnam  Co.
Email: pjulio@ufl.edu
Phone: (386) 329-0318

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