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2016 Master Gardener Program

gwhitisThe Pulaski and McCreary County Extension Services are presented a Master Gardener Program beginning February 1st, 2016. Cost will be $125, it will cover material, refreshments and meals each night.

Applications are available at the Pulaski or McCreary County Extension Offices or on line at

Application deadline is January 22, 2016.

Sessions will be each Monday night beginning February 1st through April 25th. Sessions begin at 6:00 pm and will conclude by 9:00pm

Sessions in McCreary County will be held in room 153/54 of McCreary Center of Somerset Community College. Sessions in Pulaski County will be held at the Pulaski County Extension Office.

February 1st, Introduction to the Master Gardener Program, Beth Wilson & Greg Whitis, McCreary County.

February 8th, Botany, Beth Wilson, Pulaski County.

February 15th, Soils & Fertility, Amy Aldenderfer, McCreary County

February 22nd, Insects, Dr. Ric Bessin, Pulaski County

February 29th, Diseases, Dr. Nicole Gauthier, McCreary

March 7th, Pesticides/IPM, Dr. Lee Townsend, Pulaski County

March 14th, Plant Propagation, Beth Wilson & Greg Whitis, McCreary County

March 21st, Growing Fruit, Dr. John Strang, McCreary County

March 28th, Woody Plants, Dr. Bill Fountain, Pulaski County

April 4th, Turf, Dr. Gregg Mungshaw (Via Lync), McCreary County

April 11th, Vegetables, Bonnie Sigmon, Pulaski County

April 18th, Annuals and Perennials, Dennis Morgeson, McCreary County

April 25th, Bees/Composting/Organics, Beth Wilson & Greg Whitis, Pulaski County

For more information contact the McCreary County Extension Office at 376-2524 or Greg Whitis at

Educational programs of the Cooperative Extension Service serve all people regardless of race, color, sex, religion, disability or national origin.

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