Home gardeners can locally receive certification as a Master Gardener through Rutgers University. The certification includes volunteer service requirements. Classroom instruction takes place on Thursday at 10 a.m. until noon on Feb. 13 through April 29, at Rutgers Cooperative Extension, 130 Morris Turnpike, Newton. There will be 12 classroom sessions and 12 core prerecorded webinars. To register, 973-948-3040 or email: email@example.com .