Ellicott City/elkridge

December 23, 1992

Extension Office to offer master gardener class

Gardeners are welcome to register for the Master Gardener Training Course to be offered at the county Cooperative Extension Office, Ellicott Mills Drive in Ellicott City.

Training will be begin Feb. 1 and consist of two three-hour sessions each week, from 9 a.m. to noon each Monday and Wednesday through March 22. Registration will be accepted until Jan. 15. Early registration is recommended, because space is limited to 25 people.

Both new and experienced gardeners will be trained in a variety of topics, from perennials to insect pests, vegetables, and fruit growing. The Master Gardener Program is sponsored by the Cooperative Extension Service, University of Maryland System, and is open to all citizens.

The cost of the training is $85, of which $30 is refundable after 40 hours of volunteer service are given. Master gardeners will receive 40 hours of training in various horticulture areas. They then serve as knowledgeable volunteers in providing useful gardening information to the public.

To receive the Master Gardeners Guide and application form, call 313-2707.


* Ellicott City: 4000 block of Wildwood Way: Two men attempted to steal a car in a garage by taking the keys and garage door opener from the parked vehicle at 11:56 p.m. Friday. The suspects opened the garage door and started the vehicle before the owner shouted at the two men, who then ran.

3100 block of Wheaton Way: Someone attempted to steal a 1991 Isuzu Rodeo at 11:45 p.m. Friday from a residential area.

3500 block of Ellicott Mills Drive: Someone attempted to steal a 1992 Chevy Lumina between 6 p.m. Dec. 15 and 2 p.m. Thursday from a residential area.

8300 block of Main St.: A maroon 1990 Chevy Silverado truck, with Maryland tag 773638, was stolen between 9 p.m. Friday and 1 a.m. Saturday from a residential area.

New Cut Road at College Avenue: A radio-cassette player worth $250 was stolen from a Geo Tracker on Saturday.

Maryland Avenue at Main Street: A leather jacket, sweater and 10 cassette tapes, together worth $1,000, were stolen from a Toyota pickup Sunday.

2500 block Ashbrook Drive: Christmas lights and decorations worth $25 were stolen from trees in a yard Sunday.

* Elkridge: 7100 Ducketts Lane: A 1984 blue Chevy truck, with Georgia tag D-BONES, was taken between 1:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. Thursday from a residential area.

5900 block of Setter Drive: A microwave oven was taken between 12:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday from a residence that was entered by prying open a sliding door.

600 block of Athol Ave.: The window of a residence was smashed between 5:15 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. Nothing was taken.

5849 Route 1: An undisclosed amount of cash and baseball cards were taken between 8 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday from Seasons Tickets by someone who entered by cutting a bathroom window screen leading to the business and kicking its door in.

9391 Davis Ave.: Copper was taken from Residential Commercial Contractors between 6 p.m. Friday and 5:45 a.m. Saturday by someone who pried the door open.

8005 Guilford Road: The door knob was damaged at Locust Valley Methodist Church between 8:45 a.m. Dec. 13 and 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

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