Garfield County Master Gardeners
Garfield Master Gardeners are volunteers for the OSU Extension in service to Enid and surrounding areas. Master Gardeners are required to complete the Oklahoma Master Gardener Training Program. We perform speaking engagements, workshop demonstrations and answer gardening questions for homeowners Monday through Friday. Each spring the Garfield County Master Gardeners organize a garden tour of home gardens in the Enid area. For more information call 237-1228.
Garfield County Master Gardener Annual Garden Tour
May 31-June 1, 2013
MASTER GARDENER TRAINING INCLUDES:
40+ Hours of training
(1) Training from the top Oklahoma State University Horticulture staff and other horticulture specialists
(2) Training is offered every other year, beginning in November of odd numbered years and continuing through February of the following year. The next class is tentatively scheduled to begin in November of 2013.
(3) Top training in plant science, entomology, plant pathology, organic gardening, vegetable gardening, fruit culture, pecans, annuals, woody ornamentals, turf management, foliage plants, pest control, basic landscaping, soil fertility, plant identification and usage of common landscape plants.
Notebooks and best horticulture reference available
(1) Fact sheets, bulletins and other data
(2) New information from specialists
(3) Information for our area and climate
Complete Soil Test
One hundred dollar ($100) registration fee. (Covers the cost of literature and reference material the Master Gardener will receive to take home.)
After classes are completed, 40 hours of volunteer service is required to obtain Master Gardener Certification.
To maintain Master Gardener certification Master Gardeners are required to complete 20 volunteer hours and 20 hours of education are required annually.
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