Do you have time to volunteer? Do you like plants and want to learn more about gardening? Do you like to help others by sharing your gardening knowledge? Become a Master Gardener volunteer for UF/Miami-Dade County Extension! Join this elite group of dedicated gardeners, helping others solve their plant problems.

UF/IFAS Miami-Dade Extension is hosting two free preview sessions about the Master Gardener Volunteer program.  The sessions will take place Friday, August 3, 2018, starting at 3 p.m.; and Tuesday, August 7, 2018, starting at 10 a.m., at the UF/Miami-Dade Extension office at 18710 SW 288 St., Homestead. Registration is not required

Attending one of the preview sessions is highly recommended to be accepted into this volunteer program.

 

If you are selected to take the Master Gardener training (limited seating), you will be notified about the class schedule. Classes begin in September and are held once a week for 11-12 weeks. Volunteer opportunities are available at our Homestead office, and at other sites throughout the county.

Come join our Miami-Dade County team of Master Gardeners today! Learn, share and have fun, too!

For information on the Master Gardener program, visit the webpage. For more information on the University of Florida/Miami-Dade County Cooperative Extensionwebsite.

                       

WHAT:           Master Gardener Preview Session

 

WHEN:          Friday, August 3, 2018, at 3: p.m.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at 10 a.m.

           

WHERE:        UF/Miami-Dade Extension office

                        18710 SW 288 St., Homestead, FL 33030

 

About Miami-Dade Parks:

Miami-Dade Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 270 parks and 13,573 acres of land. It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world and focused on Placemaking, Health and Fitness and Conservation and Stewardship. The non-profit Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade supports Miami-Dade Parks’ efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County’s world-class parks system for residents and visitors

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