Master Gardener Class

Master Gardener Class – June 12

Hi All, This week will be our Field Trip to Berry Best Farm in Lebanon for Wildflower and Forest Tree ID. We will gather at the farm at 9:00 AM. Please dress for the outdoors, consider a hat, sunscreen and insect repellent. You won’t need any tools or books, they will be provided. Getting There/Directions […]

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Master Gardener Class – June 5

This week’s class will cover Pesticide Safety and YardScaping in Maine. Homework: Please review the Pesticide Safety chapter of your manual, including the YardScaping section.

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Master Gardener Class – May 29

Hi All, We’ll be back at Laudholm for our class on Woody Landscape Plants with Amy Witt. Please dress for the outdoors. We’ll be both in the Mather Auditorium and outside. Homework Review Plants for the Maine Landscape and Landscape Design and Maintenance Three weeks to go!!! Frank

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Master Gardener Class – May 22

Hi All, This week will be short topics day covering Raised Beds and Season Extension, Weed Management and Identification, Conserving Water with Rain Barrels and Drip Irrigation Review these weed related web pages: Managing the Weed Seedbank (PDF) New Jersey Weed Gallery UMass Weed Herbarium  Garden Weeds: MOFGA Fact Sheet (PDF) Go Botany — Plant ID […]

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Master Gardener Class – May 15

We will meet at Laudholm Farm in the Wells Estuarine Research Reserve this week, same place we were for our Annual Meeting, in the Mather Auditorium at 9:00 AM. Please Review your chapter on Plants for Maine’s Landscape Your Take Home Review # 2 will be due that day.       

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Master Gardener Class – May 8

Homework: Resources to review for this Week’s Class on Home Garden Entomology (Bugs) and Plant Pathology (Diseases) Entomology (password protected chapter); see your email for password Submitting an Insect Specimen Home Garden Insect Photo Library Disease Cycles Plant Pathology Note: Both of the disease sections of your chapter are password protected. You have been given the password in […]

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Master Gardener Class – May 1

This coming week we will focus on Sustainable Landscape Design and Growing Herbs in Maine. Homework: Review Designing Your Landscape for Maine. Familiarize yourself with the chapter on Landscape Design and Maintenance   

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Master Gardener Class – April 24

This week we will cover Vegetable Gardening in Maine Part II. Please remember to bring your PowerPoint handout from Part I. Please review the vegetable chapter of your online manual.  You do not have to read every fact sheet in detail. There is probably more here than you can read in one week. Focus on what is […]

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Master Gardener Class – April 17

This week will be a “hands on” pruning field trip to Berry Best Farm at 33 Colburn Way, Lebanon. Please click their website link for directions or follow your GPS to the address. We will meet at the farm at 9:00 AM. Please dress for the outdoors and wear appropriate shoes for wet areas though. If you have hand […]

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Master Gardener Class – April 10

Please review the vegetable chapter of your online manual.  You do not have to read every fact sheet in detail. There is probably more here than you can read in one week. Focus on what is of highest interest to you and familiarize yourself with the resources available in the remainder of the Vegetable Chapter.

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