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Blair County Master Gardener Program Seeks New Applicants for 2019-20 Class


Are you interested in becoming a Penn State Master Gardener?

Penn State Extension in Blair County is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 class of Master Gardeners.

The volunteer training course is designed to provide the applicant, a home gardener, with the skills and knowledge necessary to volunteer and share researched gardening practices to county residents.

Weekly training classes will start on Thursday, Oct. 3, and continue for approximately 40 weeks.

A meet-and-greet is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. All applications must be received by Sept. 5, 2019.

For more information, please contact Blair County Master Gardener Coordinator, Cathy Schwartz, at [email protected], [email protected], or the Blair County Penn State Extension Office, 266 Aviation Way, Martinsburg, at (814) 940-5989.

The Penn State Master Gardeners is a non-profit program utilizing research-based information to educate the public on best practices in consumer horticulture and environmental stewardship.

More information is available at the website


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