News Small Fruit For The Home Garden To Be Offered At Gcs Northern Outreach Center - Garrett College

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Campus News

February 22, 2018

Small Fruit for the Home Garden to be offered at GC's Northern Outreach Center

Garrett College in coordination with the University of Maryland Extension is sponsoring a one-session course, Small Fruit for the Home Garden, at the College's Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. The class will be held on Thursday, March 1, 1-3 p.m.

Want to learn more about small fruits that will do great in your home garden? This course will cover blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, currants, grapes.

The course is being co-instructed by Ashley Bodkins and Sherry Frick. Bodkins received her bachelor’s degree in agronomy from WVU and an associate's degree in horticulture from Potomac State College. She works for the University of Maryland Extension where she answers home horticulture questions and coordinates the Maryland Master Gardener Program for Garrett County.

Sherry Frick holds a bachelor's degree in biology from Towson University and a master of education from Frostburg State University. She is the Master Gardener Coordinator for Allegany County. She has years of experience performing tissue culture for a variety of plant species including raspberries, strawberries, hops, tomatoes, and asparagus.

The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to any person and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Anyone with a disability that requires special assistance for participation in the program should contact the extension office at 301-334-6960.

To register for the course, contact Garrett College Continuing Education & Workforce Development at 301-387-3069.