The University of Illinois Extension is offering a Junior Master Gardener Summer program for students 8 years and above.
DeWitt County Extension Master Gardener Candace Miller indicates that the program begins June 6 and will feature a multitude of gardening topics to get kids interested in gardening.
The program will focus on vegetable garden aspect. Students will be able to plant vegetables in a garden and will learn how to harvest the crop. Miller says students involved in the program will also learn recipes to use their produce that they grew.
The program will start June 6 and run every other week from 10am to noon. Students can register online on the DeWitt County University of Illinois Extension office website. The cost to attend is three dollars per session.