Master Gardener Volunteers program accepting applications

Posted Dec. 26, 2012, at 3:49 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 26, 2012, at 4:10 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: University of Maine Cooperative Extension at Hancock County, 63 Boggy Brook Road, Ellsworth, Maine

For more information: Sue Baez; 667-8212

ELLSWORTH, Maine — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer class in Hancock County will be held 8:30 a.m.-noon Fridays, beginning Jan. 25 through May 3, at the Hancock County Extension Office, 63 Boggy Brook Raod. There will be one Saturday class on Feb. 9 (snow date Feb. 16).

The focus of the course will be on ornamental horticulture, ecological landscaping and volunteerism.

Applications are available at or by calling 800-287-1479. Fee for the class is on a sliding scale based on household income. Deadline for application is Thursday, Jan. 3.