The Monongalia County Master Gardeners will host a yearlong series of gardening classes for all skill levels beginning Saturday, Jan. 17.

The sessions are scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of each month at Monongalia Countys West Virginia University Extension office in WesMon Plaza, Westover.

The 12 classes will focus on various topics, ranging from beginning gardening to advanced landscaping.

We offer courses for everyone, from the casual to the serious gardener,said Frank Saus, Mon County Master Gardener.If you want to learn how to raise fresh vegetables for your family table or just learn more about general gardening, these classes can help you accomplish your gardening goals.

For more information on the classes or to obtain a full class schedule, contact the Monongalia County WVU Extension Office at 304-291-7201.

WVU Extension Service organizes and supports Master Gardeners throughout the state. To learn more, visit .