NEWTON — This program is available both to home gardeners and to those interested in becoming Certified Rutgers Master Gardener Volunteers.

Participants may choose to take the Education Series, but not go on to become certified Rutgers Master Gardener Volunteers. Those interested in becoming Master Gardener Interns will take the Education Series and then be given additional volunteer service requirements to complete their internship training. Classroom instruction will run Feb. 13-March 22, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the SCCC Public Safety Training Academy located at 114 Morris Turnpike, Newton, NJ 07860.

The program consists of 11 classroom sessions and 12 core prerecorded webinars, plus additional elective webinar content. If you are interested in joining our program, or for more information about Rutgers Master Gardeners of Sussex County, contact the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Sussex County by phone at 973-948-3040 or email: rcesc@njaes.rutgers.edu.