Friday, September 5th is the deadline to sign up for Delaware County Master Gardener training classes. The classes will begin September 16th and run through November 4th. They will be held primarily on Tuesday nights and some Thursday nights from 6:15 to 9:30 pm at the Delaware County Extension Office in Manchester. Participants must also attend one day of class on the ISU campus in Ames on either Saturday, Oct. 18th or Saturday, Oct. 25th. Cost for the training is $150 for Delaware County residents and $195 for non-county residents – and the Delaware County Master Gardeners will offer some specials to help defray some of the costs. Registration is due no later than Friday, September 5th. Anyone interested can call the Delaware County Extension Office at 927.4201 to request an application form or forms may be downloaded at www.extension.iastate.edu/delaware/page/delaware-county-master-gardeners.