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Just Announced Special Horticulture ClassesExtension Center NewsFeb. 25, 2015


Just Announced Special Horticulture Classes

University of Illinois Extension has opened up the Illinois Master Gardening Classes for those who want to advance their knowledge and understanding of plants and Ornamental Horticulture. If you would like to become a Master Gardener and currently do not have the time to devote to the full program or would like to try out a few classes to see if the program meets your needs then this is your opportunity.   

Classes will be offered at the U of I Extension Office at 1163 North 4th street, Breese on the following Tuesdays.

March 3 – Annuals/Perennials

March 10 – Diseases

March 17 – Fruits

March 24 – Vegetables

March 31 – Integrated Pest Management

Classes are individually priced and you can earn up to two $25 certificates to be used off of your next year’s training if you choose to attend. Classes run from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. with a full lunch break. Each class is taught by a University of Illinois specialist and will provide an in-depth look into each subject being offered.

Please call if you are interested in attending any of the classes-618-526-4551

Upcoming Extension Events

Feb. 26 – Master Gardener Meeting

Feb. 27 – Soil Fertility Clinic-Salem or Breese

Feb. 28 – Master Naturalist Training

March 2 – HCE Board Meeting

March 3 – Master Gardener Training, Breese

March 5 – Pesticide Applicator Testing, Breese

March 6-7 – 4-H Leader’s Retreat

March 7 – 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl

March 7 – 4-H Meats Judging Contest

March 7 – All Youth Horse Judging Trials

March 7 – Master Naturalist Training

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, contact the extension office at (618)327-8881

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