Become a Master Gardener
The 2022 Master Gardener class is now forming in Haywood County, with applications accepted for a 13-week course starting Thursday, Aug. 4.
Training sessions will be held on 13 consecutive Thursday mornings plus one local field trip to be held on a Saturday morning. Topics will include soils and fertilizers; lawns and weeds; woody ornamentals; landscaping with native plants; vegetable gardening; pesticide selection and use; insect and disease problem diagnostics; plant identification; integrated pest management; and plant propagation.
Graduates of the program become Master Gardener Volunteers who help the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service provide research-based information to Haywood County residents about lawn, garden and landscape care, with an emphasis on environmental stewardship.