Spring training enrollment open

Hays County Master Gardeners

The Hays County Master Gardener Association is announcing the beginning of their spring training program.

Classes will begin Friday, Feb. 23 and conclude on Friday, May 11. The locations of the classes will be at AgriLife Extension Office, 200 Stillwater St. in Wimberley, Freeman Ranch and the Jacob’s Well Natural Area Building.

The classes feature speakers from the horticultural and gardening industry and present programs to expand gardening knowledge. Master Gardeners play an important role in the improvement of Hays County volunteering in approved projects which improve parks, historic and government buildings, schools and community garden plots. There are lectures, tours and hands-on activities.

The total cost of the training is $200 if submitted with the application. Cash or check only and this is a nonrefundable payment. If payment is made after Feb. 9, 2018 the cost increases to $225. The cost of the course includes the Master Gardener Handbook, soil analysis from Texas A&M University, background identification, badge fees as well as other training materials and costs associated with the training.

Class enrollment is limited to 30 applicants. Applications are due no later than Feb. 9. The signed volunteer form agreement application must be included. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance into the spring 2018 class. For more information, visit txmg.org/hays.

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