Class offered to gardening enthusiasts - Zint Design
The master gardener course is returning to Bonneville County this January. The program is for anyone who enjoys gardening and wants to become an expert in their backyard plants. The program is a 14-week evening course that begins Jan. 14. Registration ends Jan. 6. Classroom topics will include basic botany, composting, soil, plant pathology, vegetables, landscaping, small fruits, pruning and ornamentals. In addition to horticultural skills, attendees will be educated on resource utilization and healthy lifestyle choices. University credits also can be earned through this course. Ron Patterson, the horticulture extension educator at the University of Idaho’s Bonneville County Extension office,