2022 Master Gardener Course - Jefferson County

Description

Provides in depth horticulture training for Missourians who wish to spread their knowledge of gardening. Prepares volunteers for horticulture questions frequently asked by citizens around the state, based on unbiased research based gardening information.

Course Objectives:
* To understand the mission of the Missouri Master Gardener Program and how it functions.
* To acquire a working knowledge of the fundamental principles of plant growth and development.
* To apply concepts of plant growth and development to everyday situations and uses in horticulture.
* To learn basic terminology associated with the art and science of horticulture.
* To gain an appreciation of horticulture as a life-long pursuit. 

All class hours are 6:00 - 9:00 PM

This will be an 11-week course that will cover the following topics:
* Jan 31 - Plant Structure, Classification and their Environment
* Feb 7 - Soils Basics
* Feb 14 - Plant Propagation
* Feb 21 - no class
* Feb 28 - Managing Insects
* March 7 - Controlling Diseases
* March 14 - Lawn & Turf
* March 21 - no class
* March 28 - Vegetable Gardening
* April 4 - Trees and Shrubs
* April 11 - Flowers
* April 18 - Fruit Gardening
* April 25 - Landscape Design 

Agenda PDF 

Cost: $200*

*Fee includes binder and handouts

Contact: Debi Kelly, [email protected], 636-797-5391

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