Apply To Become An Extension Master Gardener

Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:02 am

Gardeners who would like to apply to become an Extension Master Gardener in their county need to apply by November first. The application process includes completing an application, an interview and a background check. Once accepted, new interns register for the 48 hour core course which is being offered online between January 7 and May 3, 2013. Or they can attend classes on Fridays and Saturdays between January 11 and February 3rd at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

For more information and application forms contact the following. In Pine County contact Terry Salmela, Pine County Master Gardener Program Coordinator at or call: 1-800-657-3813 Ext. #3 or 612-390-3149. In Kanabec County contact Donna Sternberg at or leave a message with the Extension office at 320-679-6340. In Isanti County contact Les Anderson at or 763-689-1810. In Chisago County contact Sue Humble at or 1-888-234-1229 or 651-277-0151. In Mille Lacs County contact Sandy Bronson at

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