The course follows the Master Gardener curriculum and meets every Tuesday and Thursday morning for 7 weeks, beginning January 23. Some classes are shared with the U of I Master Gardener program and take place at the U of I facility on Boyer Avenue adjacent to the organic orchard. Other classes are held at the BCGA classroom in the Ponderay Events Center building, featuring local experts.
On completion of the course, participants become members of BCGA for one year. Benefits of membership include invitations to potlucks at members’ gardens, a Christmas gala, and opportunities to make new friends through volunteering.
Class size is limited. For more information, visit the website or contact us at 208-265-2070. Cost of the course includes all materials.