The application process for the Master Gardener of Hamilton County Class of 2012 is now open. There will be a choice of evening or morning classes, with the evening classes meeting from 6 pm to 9 pm Monday nights starting January 9, 2011 or morning classes the meet from 9 am to noon on Tuesdays starting January 10, 2011. The classes will meet for fifteen weeks, with graduation taking place in April. You must fill out and submit this application form by December 27, 2011.
The sign-up fee is $150 which includes course materials, room reservations, and first year membership dues. The price for couples who will share materials is $250. A limited number of scholarships are available to persons who would have a financial hardship to pay tuition.
Contact Tom Stebbins at (423) 855-6113 for more information about the scholarship or questions. You may also view the letter from Tom and a brochure that provides more detail about the Master Gardener program.