Master Gardening training
Registration for the next session of Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardener training is now open. Applicants should have a deep interest in gardening, ecology and lifelong learning, as well as a strong desire to serve the community by sharing time and gardening knowledge. Classes are scheduled for Jan. 23, 2014 through March 31, 2014.
Nearly 60 hours of training on Mondays and Thursdays will cover all aspects of gardening. Classes will be taught by Extension staff, local experts and university faculty. Class space fills quickly. Details: bit.ly/16xWzSj, 704-336-2082 or 704-336-4011.
Fall berry and fig plant sale
Cabarrus County Cooperative Extension is conducting a fall berry and fig plant sale as a fundraiser to support its programs. At least two varieties of blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, muscadine and fig trees are available. Plants are $9 each ($8 each if buying 10 or more) and come in one-gallon containers. The deadline to order is Nov. 7, and plants will be available for pick up 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 14-15 at the Cabarrus County Cooperative Extension Office, 715 Cabarrus Ave-West, Concord. Details and to order: bit.ly/16b3IwV or 704-920-3310.
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