Master Gardener Program Offered in Watford City
Local individuals interested in an in-depth look at gardening are encouraged to enroll in the Master Gardener Program to be held weekly for eight Friday mornings starting September 27 and ending November 15. Sessions will be offered over the Interactive Video Network System (IVN) from 8:30 AM CT to 12:30 PM CT at the Courthouse in Watford City. Registration deadline to enroll in the course is Friday, Sept 13.
This program is offered by the North Dakota State University Extension Service and classroom training will be provided by professionals in their respective fields. Upon completion of the Master Gardener Program, participants will be well schooled in the basics of plant and soil science, perennial and annual flowers, plant pathology, entomology, and weed control, vegetable and fruit production and more.
Cost to participate in this program is $150 with the contribution of 48 volunteer hours of sharing of the individual’s expertise in the community or $300 without the volunteer hour contributions.