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Master Gardener Interns Begin Volunteer Work
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 • Posted April 10, 2013

These Master Gardener interns have now completed 50 hours of classroom instruction and have passed their examinations. They are ready to begin the 50 hours of volunteer work necessary to be certified as Master Gardeners. Each year, about 5,000 Texas Master Gardeners provide more than 300,000 hours of volunteer service through the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. The Blanco County Master Gardeners currently have 39 members, and are at work on projects throughout the county. There are Master Gardner specialists with advanced training who are available to give presentations on a variety of topics including plant propagation, Firewise training, rainwater catchment, drip irrigation, and EarthKind planting. Call the AgriLife extension office at 830-868-7167 to schedule a talk for your group.

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