If you love to garden then have you thought about taking it a step further and become a Master Gardener?

 

The Bowie County Master Gardeners is giving you the chance to be a part of an intern training class and become a member of the Master Gardener program. It will all begin next month in January.

 What is a Master Gardener?

Photo by Jonathan Kemper on Unsplash
Photo by Jonathan Kemper on Unsplash
loading...

 

It's pretty simple and straightforward, a Master Gardener is someone that first of all is interested in gardening and horticulture, but you must wat to learn more about gardening and have a desire to share your knowledge and help others.

Photo by Zoe Schaeffer on Unsplash
Photo by Zoe Schaeffer on Unsplash
loading...

 

To be a Texas Master Gardener you'll receive training in horticulture and also volunteer through the Bowie County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office.

Photo by Jed Owen on Unsplash
Photo by Jed Owen on Unsplash
loading...

According to the press release about becoming a Master Gardener;

Once an intern has completed the 50-hour training, they will join the monthly Bowie County Master Gardener meetings, participate in trainings and volunteer service in the county and their communities.

Photo by Jonathan Kemper on Unsplash
Photo by Jonathan Kemper on Unsplash
loading...

A criminal background check will also be required. The classes start on January 20, 2022.  and will include 35 hours of virtual training and 15 hours of hands-on training. You can find out cost information and more by contacting the Extention Office at (903) 628-6702 you can also e-mail Bowie-tx@tamu.edu

If you love gardening then you probably also love old historic homes with beautiful gardens. Keep scrolling to see the beautiful gallery of historic homes across the country.

Get our free mobile app

 

LOOK: Famous Historic Homes in Every State

READ ON: See the States Where People Live the Longest

Stacker used data from the 2020 County Health Rankings to rank every state's average life expectancy from lowest to highest. The 2020 County Health Rankings values were calculated using mortality counts from the 2016-2018 National Center for Health Statistics. The U.S. Census 2019 American Community Survey and America's Health Rankings Senior Report 2019 data were also used to provide demographics on the senior population of each state and the state's rank on senior health care, respectively.

Read on to learn the average life expectancy in each state.

LOOK: Here are the best lake towns to live in

Many of the included towns jump out at the casual observer as popular summer-rental spots--the Ozarks' Branson, Missouri, or Arizona's Lake Havasu--it might surprise you to dive deeper into some quality-of-life offerings beyond the beach and vacation homes. You'll likely pick up some knowledge from a wide range of Americana: one of the last remaining 1950s-style drive-ins in the Midwest; a Florida town that started as a Civil War veteran retirement area; an island boasting some of the country's top public schools and wealth-earners right in the middle of a lake between Seattle and Bellevue; and even a California town containing much more than Johnny Cash's prison blues.