Consider becoming a Coshocton County Master Gardener volunteer

| December 24, 2019

COSHOCTON – Do you enjoy gardening? Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Then becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer may be just the thing for you.

The Master Gardener Volunteer Program trains volunteers for Ohio State University Extension in Coshocton County to help further the mission of engagement and outreach. Volunteers are trained in consumer horticulture including: Annuals, perennials, fruits, vegetables, soil, botany, turf, insects, diseases and more. After receiving more than 50 hours of education, each intern must complete 50 hours of service to OSU to become fully certified Ohio State Master Gardener Volunteers.

The next training classes in Coshocton County will be held on Monday evenings from 6 to 9 the Coshocton County Extension office (724 S. Seventh St. in Coshocton, Ohio) from 6 to 9 p.m. The training dates are Feb. 10, 17, and 24; March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30; April 6, 20, and 27; May 4, 11, and 18 and June 1 and 8.

The cost for this training program is $135 course fee and applications are due Jan. 8. More details can also be received by contacting the Coshocton County Extension office at 740-622-2265 or [email protected]. An application packet can be found online at

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