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Washoe County Master Gardener Home Horticulture Certificate

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University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

4955 Energy Way

Reno, NV 89502

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The Home Horticulture Certificate is a new pilot program through the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Washoe County Master Gardener Program. This program includes the science-based classes but does not require any hands-on volunteer service.

It is a voluntary educational program best suited for those interested in in-depth horticultural science content, and the entry point for those who would like to become a Master Gardener Volunteer. The Home Horticulture Certificate may be right for you if you are:

  • Are new to Northern Nevada and want to learn more about the science of gardening;
  • Interested in expanding your own gardening knowledge and applying it to your own projects; and/or
  • Don’t have time for or any interest in volunteering.

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The training is comprised of 9 on-site sessions* at the University of Nevada's Cooperative Extension office located at 4955 Energy Way Reno, Nevada 89502. The training includes:

  • 4 Tuesday afternoon lectures (12:30 pm – 3:30 pm);
  • 4 Thursday afternoon lectures (12:30 pm – 3:30 pm);
  • 1 Tuesday afternoon exam

*All sessions must be attended for Home Horticulture Certificate.*

Dates:

August 27 - September 24, 2019, every Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 pm.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Completion of all classes;
  • Passing score on post-class test.

Benefits:

  • Learn from over UNCE faculty and staff instructors as well as experts in the horticulture field;
  • Meet others interested in home gardening; and
  • Receive a University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Home Horticulture Certificate

Cost:

$135 Registration fee includes class materials (handouts, PowerPoints, refreshments, etc.), class supplies, technology fee, other program supplies as needed, and certificate.

**We do not offer individual classes.**


Interested in becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer?

Visit http://www.growyourownnevada.com/horticulture-programs/home-horticulture-programs/master-gardener-program/ for more information.

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