Louisiana Master Gardener Course Planned for Livingston Parish

(News release for May 17, 2022)

Are you interested in learning more about gardening and lawn care? Do you want to serve the public by helping the LSU AgCenter provide education in these areas? A Louisiana Master Gardener training course is scheduled for Wednesdays (9:00 a.m. until noon), from August 17 through November 16, 2022. Class members will read specified materials, watch videoed lectures, and attend in-person meetings. Most classes will be held at the Southeastern Livingston Center in Walker (9261 Florida Blvd.).

The fee for the course is $185. Applications are available here and are due Friday, July 8, 2022 along with a check made payable to LSU AgCenter. A background check will be required for those who are accepted and choose to enroll in the program.

Checks for the $185 fee should be made payable to LSU AgCenter and sent to:

LSU AgCenter – Livingston Parish Cooperative Extension Service

Mailing address: PO Box 158

Physical address: 20140 Iowa St.

Livingston, LA 70754

225-686-3020

Individuals in the Louisiana Master Gardener program help the LSU AgCenter provide education about gardening and lawn care. To become a Certified Louisiana Master Gardener, individuals must complete the training course, pass an examination, and volunteer forty or more hours of service with the LSU AgCenter within the year following completion of the course.

Contact Horticulture Agent Clark Robertson with questions. For accommodations for persons with disabilities, please inform Clark of your needs when you submit your application.

The LSU AgCenter and LSU provide equal opportunities in programs and employment.

5/17/2022 4:08:27 PM
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