Henrico Master Gardener training program accepting applications

The Henrico County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for its volunteer Master Gardener training program, which provides instruction in all aspects of horticulture.

Participants will work alongside other gardening enthusiasts to learn about lawn care, tree and shrub maintenance, fruit and vegetable gardens, flowers, pest management, tree pruning and other topics. After completing 50 hours of classroom training, participants will serve a 50-hour internship with the Extension Office and will help conduct educational programs for the public.

Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from Jan. 17 through March at the Henrico Extension Office, 8600 Dixon Powers Drive. Applications will be accepted online through Friday, Oct. 28. The program costs $175 for materials.

For more information, call (804) 501-5160 or go online.

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