Master Gardener training application deadline extended

The application deadline for upcoming University of Illinois Master Gardener spring 2019 training has been extended to Jan. 14.

University of Illinois Extension reports that the training is scheduled from Jan. 29 through April 23 at the Mees Center at John A. Logan College in Carterville.

The training is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Tuesday.

After completing the training coursework, Master Gardeners provide service to their communities. 

Acceptance into the program will require a mandatory background check and an informal in-person interview. 

The program has a $200 fee, which covers the cost of the trainings and a Master Gardener manual. 

Applications are available at local Extension offices.

The applications also are available online at 

Information about the program is available by contacting Extension educator Erin Medvecz at or 618-833-6363. 


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