Master Gardener training details
What: Training to become a certified master gardener through the Western Massachusetts Master Gardener Association. Application deadline is Oct. 1.
When: January to April 2015. Thirteen weeks, one day a week at Holyoke Community College.
Who: People who love gardening, are willing to learn and willing to volunteer to teach others good gardening practices.
Cost: $300. Rebate of $75 if volunteer requirements completed by Dec. 31, 2015.
Program requirements: Complete course as well as 60 hours of volunteer work before certification.
Application procedure: Download application from www.wmmga.org or contact Laura Dumouchel at email@example.com or call her at 743-7976.