OREGON – Ogle County Master Gardeners are recruiting garden enthusiasts to join their organization.
According to Master Gardener Janice Weber, Master Gardening training opens the door to a range of projects.
There is hands-on seasonal work in the soil and behind-the-scenes planning.
To become a Master Gardener, contact the Ogle County Extension office to start the application process.
Applicants must complete this process by Dec. 14.
In-person training will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays from Jan. 7 through April 1 at the DeKalb County Community Outreach Building, 2500 N. Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb.
The training fee is $175 (in-person) or $250 for the online option. To find out more, contact Lisa Valle at 815-732-2191, visit web.extension.illinois.edu or stop by the Extension office in the Ogle County Farm Bureau building, 421 W. Pines Road.