Master Gardening Basic Training: Berks County

This semester-long Basic Training is required for gardeners aspiring to achieve Penn State Master Gardener certification.

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Aug 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


1238 County Welfare Road, Leesport, PA 19533

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The next training course for prospective Master Gardeners in Berks County will start on August 14, 2019 and run weekly on Wednesdays from 9 a.m.-noon through December 4, Thanksgiving week excepted. The cost of the course is $200, which includes an award-winning Master Gardener Manual. 

We will sharing this training with Schuylkill County, which will require 30 min. travel to the Schuylkill County Extension Office for several of the early lectures, August 21-Oct. 9.  The remainder will be held at the Berks County Ag Center. 

Those interested should contact Beth Finlay to be put on the mailing list for application forms and details. 

Beth Finlay,; 610 378-1327

Berks County Agricultural Center, 1238 County Welfare Road, Leesport, PA 19533

Schuylkill County Agricultural Center,  1202 Ag Center Dr., Pottstown, PA 17901

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