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Master Gardener training sessions offered in 2009

There is still time to sign up for the Master Gardener Core Course Training in Perham.

The University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener Core Course classroom training will be held on Fridays and Saturdays, beginning February 21 and ending on March 20. The training site will be Mulligan's-Perham Lakeside Golf Club, in Perham, with a registration deadline of February 7, 2009. The training consists of 48 hours of in-classroom training. Another option is to take the training online.

Cost is $200 for the classroom training or $250 for the online training.

To become a Master Gardener or to find out more information about the program being offered, as well as an application, contact the Otter Tail County Extension Office - Vince Crary or Vicki Schwanke in New York Mills, phone 218-385-5420, or Jan Brooberg in Fergus Falls at 218-998-8760.