Master Gardener Homework 2018

Your assignment due February 9 is:


  • Master Gardener Volunteers Online Resource
  • Master Gardener Manual
  • Read from the Soil Chapter of the Master Gardener Manual on the Soils page of the Cooperative Extension: Garden & Yard website.

    • Soil and Plant Nutrition: A Gardener’s Perspective
    • Testing Your Soil
    • Interpreting Soil Test Results for Gardens and Grounds
    • Soil Organic Matter
    • Applying Fertilizers to Your Home Gardens
    • Lead in Soil

hand on garden soil; photo by Edwin Remsberg



Additional UMaine Resources

MOFGA Fact Sheets

Look for:

  • Using Green Manures
  • Natural Sources of Plant Nutrients
  • An Organic Farmer’s Guide to the Interpretation of a Standard Soil Test from the University of Maine

“There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments.”

– Janet Kilburn Phillips