Applicants sought for Master Gardener Training Program...


November 21, 2001

Applicants sought for Master Gardener Training Program

New and experienced gardeners are invited to apply for the Master Gardener Training Program offered by Maryland Cooperative Extension.

Training will include plant, insect and disease problems; vegetable gardening; composting; and the environmental impact of gardening practices.

Training will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays from Jan. 28 to March 29, at the Maryland Cooperative Extension office in Ellicott City. The cost is $110.

Anyone with an interest in gardening is encouraged to apply, especially those with skills such as writing, graphics and computers. Gardening experience is not required.

Applications are requested as soon as possible.

Information or to receive an application packet: 410-313-2707.

Boundary line meetings have a new schedule

The schedule for meetings on the Howard County Public School System's boundary line adjustments has been changed.

Meetings will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the boardroom at the Howard County Department of Education, 10910 Route 108 in Ellicott City, unless otherwise noted.

Proposed boundary line adjustments will be presented to the Board of Education and the public Nov. 29. David Drown, coordinator for Geographical Systems, will present the High School Boundary Line Adjustments Proposals for the 2002-2003 school year.

The meeting is open to the public. The board will hold public work sessions on the proposals and hear comments from the public Dec. 4, Dec. 6, Jan. 8 and Jan. 17.

A public hearing will be held Dec. 13. Residents will be permitted to speak for up to three minutes. Public hearings will also be held Dec. 17 and Jan. 15.

The board will approve school boundary lines for the 2002-2003 school year Jan. 24.

Information: 410-313-6682.

College will exhibit artwork by students

Howard Community College will begin its celebration of December as Student Fine Arts Month with an exhibit of student art in the college's Gallery from Nov. 29 through Dec. 13.

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