Master Gardener Program

Colorado State University Extension   Mountain Area Classes for San Miguel/West Montrose Counties Area

The San Miguel Basin Colorado Master Gardener Program starts Thursday,
January 29 running through April 9th, 2015.


We are very pleased to announce that we will be offering the 2015 San Miguel Basin Master Gardener Course in Norwood at the US Forest Service Office Meeting Room.  The Master Gardener Certification and volunteer program is a well known and nationally respected comprehensive gardening course and volunteer program.  Our local course is tailored to mountain and high desert gardening.
There is an application and interview process.  The deadline is January 7th but we encourage early application. 
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Topics covered in the course are diagnostics, basic botany, mountain gardening, season extension, vegetables, small fruits, herbaceous plants, lawn care, fruit tree pruning, insect identification, and pest and weed management.

The 10-week program will be starting in January 29, 2015. If you are interested, contact Mary Watson at or call our office at 970-327-4393.


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