Journal Tribune announces York County Master Gardener Volunteer program accepting applications

The Biddeford Journal Tribune and Morning Ag Clips announced the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer training in York County is accepting applications. Training classes will meet Wednesdays Jan. 30 through mid-June in Springvale. Participants will receive training in topics including soils; botany; seed starting; ornamental horticulture; growing herbs, fruits and vegetables; composting; landscaping; pruning; and pest management, the article states. The program fee is $220; limited financial assistance is available. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact the UMaine Extension York County office, 800.287.1535 or 324.2814, or visit the website.