Master Gardener intern training begins Jan. 10 in Lubbock

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu
Contact: Christina Reid, 806-775-1740, christina.reid@ag.tamu.edu

LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Lubbock County is hosting the 2019 Lubbock County Master Gardener Intern Class training beginning Jan. 10.

The Texas Master Gardener program is designed to train volunteers to educate and engage Lubbock County residents in the implementation of research-based horticultural and environmental practices to create sustainable gardens, landscapes and communities in coordination with AgriLife Extension.

Applications are required and will be available at the Lubbock County Master Gardener Intern Class Information Session from 2-3 p.m. Jan. 10 at the AgriLife Extension office for Lubbock County, 916 Main, Suite 401, Lubbock.

The 10-week training will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. every Thursday beginning Feb. 7 at the Municipal Garden and Arts Center, 4215 University Ave.

The fee is $200, and the class size will be limited to 40 people, said Christina Reid, AgriLife Extension horticulture agent in Lubbock.

“If you love gardening, want to learn more and would like to share knowledge with others, the Lubbock County Master Gardener Association offers the opportunity to learn and to serve the community,” Reid said.

For more information, contact Reid at 806-775-1740 or christina.reid@ag.tamu.edu.

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