The Smith County Master Gardeners Association will host the Texas Superstar® State Master Gardener Plant Specialist Training September 18-20, at the Comfort Suites Hotel, 303 Rieck Rd., Tyler, Texas, 75703, (903-534-0999).

This Texas Superstar® specialist training was created as an intensive multi-day training that helps empower Master Gardeners with knowledge and skills required to effectively support and multiply Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service efforts in Earth-Kind environmental and educational programs in their counties.

Instructors this year include Larry Stein, Jerry Parsons, Brent Pemberton, David Rodriguez, Keith Hansen, and Greg Grant. The training will cover the history of the Texas Superstar plant selection program as well as details on all designated Texas Superstar plants

The cost for the Texas Superstar® specialist training is $225. To register (or for information) please call 903-590-2980. Registration deadline is September 7, 2018 and spaces are limited.