OSU Extension is
offering a Master Gardener Volunteer Program class
Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener Volunteer
Program will be offering the Master Gardener Class again this
year for anyone interested. Informational class will be held
August 27, 2013 located at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer
Dr, Toledo, Ohio Conference Center.
Two informational sessions will be offered 12:30 pm or 5:30 pm.
If you are interested in the Master Gardener Volunteer Class
please e-mail or call Gail Ritzler at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 419-578-6783.
Continuing our efforts of being good horticultural stewards in
our community, Master Gardener volunteers offer a variety of
educational services and programs to Ohio residents. To become a
Master Gardener volunteer, you’ll have the opportunity to
complete 50 hours of classroom training, (beginning February 4th,
2014 for 9 consecutive Tuesdays from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm located
at the Toledo Botanical Garden Conference Center in Toledo, OH)
and make a difference in your community by donating 50 hours of
your time to service.
As a Master Gardener volunteer, you will learn about:
Basic botany and plant physiology
Soils and soil fertility
Perennials, annuals and bulbs
Trees and shrubs
Home vegetable and fruit production Backyard wildlife and more
In addition to learning about these important topics, you will
be able to practice your skills through many volunteer
opportunities. You will have exposure to information from
current research and access to specialists at The Ohio State