Purdue Extension office offers gardener class



If you’ve been wanting to sharpen your gardening skills and you have an interest in sharing your knowledge with others, Purdue Extension Jackson County has a program for you.

Beginning Oct. 22, the Master Gardener training series will be offered for residents of Jackson County and surrounding areas.

The class is a volunteer training program that offers an extensive course in horticulture in exchange for a donation of volunteer hours to help teach others what you have learned, according to Richard Beckort of Purdue Extension Jackson County.

Training will be from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Oct. 22 and run for 12 sessions.

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