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Master Gardener Course Schedule 2017

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Hancock County Master Gardener Volunteer Training 2017

Fridays 8:30 – noon, Hancock County Extension Office

plus three Saturday mornings

Date Topic
Jan 27 Intro, Composting, Vermiculture
Feb 3 Botany I
Feb 10 Soils and Fertilizers
Feb 17 Botany II
Feb 18 (Sat) What is Expected of a Master Gardener Volunteer?
Feb 24 Pesticide Safety
Mar 3 Small Fruits 1
Mar 10 Small Fruits 2, GAP
Mar 11 (Sat) TBA
Mar 17 Volunteer Project Introductions
Mar 24 Vegetables 1
Mar 31 Tree Fruits
Apr 7 Starting Seedlings, Food Security
Apr 14 Herbaceous Landscape Plants
Apr 21 Vegetables 2
Apr 28 Woody Landscape Plants, Intro Pruning
Apr 29 (Sat) TBA
May 5 Season Extension, Crop Rotation, Weed Mgt, Cover Crops
May 12 Insects/Diseases/Garden Biodiversity
May 19 Vegetative Plant Propagation
May 26 Final Exam