BEND, Ore. -

Applications for the OSU Master Gardener™ Program in Central Oregon are now available.

The program targets individuals interested in becoming a trained volunteer who wants to learn and share research-based gardening information.

Program starts with ten classes that meet on Saturdays from 9 am - 4 pm, January 18 – April 5, 2014 at OSU Cascades Hall on the COCC campus in Bend and continues with hands-on training through September. 

Applications must be received no later than January 8th. Cost will be $275.00 and includes tuition, text book and supplies. Partial scholarships available.  Only interested in classroom training?  Ask us how! 

More information at: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/deschutes