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July 4, 2014

Master Gardener training classes now offered

NORMAN — Learn the latest and greatest gardening techniques from Extension Specialists and Educators trained in horticulture and related fields. The Cleveland County Extension office is currently accepting registration for the 2014 Master Gardener Training program.

Spaces are filling up quickly. The cost is $100 per person, which supplies each student with a soil test, several detailed educational manuals, as well as research based information provided by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.

The classes are open to anyone with a genuine interest in horticulture, with a high school degree or equivalent. Classes begin Aug. 15 and are offered every Friday through Nov. 14, 2014 from 9:30 am to 3 p.m., at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds, 601 E. Robinson.

Topics covered include the latest gardening trends regarding: botany, vegetable gardening, disease and insect control, trees, shrubs, fruit, water quality, propagation, soil science, lawn care, plus more.

For an application, visit our website at http://oces.okstate.edu/cleveland/horticulture, or contact the Cleveland County office for more information at 405-321-4774. Becoming a Master Gardener is a great opportunity to further your horticulture knowledge and also meet individuals who share your gardening interests.

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