If you love to garden and you want to learn more about gardening and you want to share that love and knowledge with others then maybe it's time you took the next step to become a Master Gardener.

When Are Classes to Become a Red Dirt Master Gardener?

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The Miller County Red Dirt Master Gardeners will be hosting their next training session this fall. The classes are easy to fit into your schedule; October 5 and October 19. Then November 2, November 9 and November 16. All the classes are from 8 AM to 4:30 PM  which includes classroom education and field trips.

What Will I Learn From the Master Gardener Classes?

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The classes include learning about lawn care, ornamental trees and shrubs, insect diseases, weed management, plant and soil nutrition, vegetable and flower gardening, irrigation and more.

What else do I need to Know to become a Miller County Red Dirt Master Gardener?

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Forty hours of community service is also required with events like landscaping opportunities, information booths at events, teaching and working with kids and promoting the love and skill of horticulture for the future.

Here's Where to Apply and Where to Get More Information


If you are interested in becoming a Red Dirt Master Gardener you need to sign up for these classes now. The deadline to sign up is September 16. You can find out more by calling (870) 779-3609 or Email: miller-texarkana@uada.edu and their Facebook Page

The Miller County Red Dirt Master Gardeners will also be at the 25th Anniversary  Gateway Farmers' Market Celebration this Saturday morning at 602 East Jefferson Avenue in Texarkana, Arkansas.

You can also stop by their office at 1007 Jefferson Avenue in Texarkana Arkansas.

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