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Master Gardener training set to begin in February
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MONROE - Anyone interested in learning how to better manage lawns, trees, shrubs or garden and share their gained knowledge with others can register for the University of Wisconsin-Extension Master Gardener Level One training that will be starting in February. Classes to learn more about horticulture and to become a UW-Extension Certified Master Gardener Volunteer are being offered from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday from Feb. 17 to April 28 at the Justice Center, 2841 6th St. Two Saturday sessions, March 14 and May 2 will also be part of the training to be offered in 2015. UW-Extension specialists and Green County Master Gardener volunteers will help class participants learn more about soils, plant nutrition and composting, botany, plant growth and propagation, lawn care, trees and shrubs, entomology, plant diseases, weed identification and invasive plants, integrated pest management, vegetables, fruits, and general gardening, backyard wildlife, landscaping with herbaceous plants and perennials, and houseplants.