Applicants are required to complete the 15-week Master Gardener classes and a 50-hour internship, which consists of 25 hours of answering questions on a hotline and 25 hours of additional community-based volunteer activities.
To maintain certification, Master Gardeners must volunteer at least 50 hours each year.
The Master Gardener classes will meet from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Thursdays from August 21st until December 11th at the Luna County Extension Office.
The course cost is $95 for individuals or $150 for commercial applicants and includes class materials.
The course is limited to 10 participants.
Applications are due by July 25th. Forms are available at the Luna County Extension Office, 210-B Poplar.
Call 546-8806 for more information.