Palmer Master Gardener Class
Matanuska Experiment Farm and Extension Center
Tuesdays, September 3-December 10
Instructor: Stephen Brown
This 40 hour class provides a broad horticultural background and includes the topics of botany, soils, vegetable production, using organic and conventional techniques, Integrated Pest Management, greenhouses, lawns, houseplants, trees/shrubs, flowers and invasive plants. The Alaska Sustainable Gardening/Master Gardener textbook is included in the class fee.
To earn the title "Alaska Master Gardener", participants must complete 40 hours of community service involving horticulture. Those who compete their 40 hours of community service within 1 year of class start will get a $100 rebate. Those who just want the information are welcome to enroll, but will not receive the title or the rebate. For more information contact Steve Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org 907-745-3639.