Master Gardener Training Program

Douglas County Master Gardeners

The Douglas County Master Gardener Training Program is designed to provide training for new candidates who desire to increase their knowledge of the field of horticulture for the home garden, while contributing as a volunteer to the Oregon State University home garden horticulture extension program.

All classes are free to veteran Master Gardeners.

A Plant Clinic refresher class for veterans will be offered.

2013 Winter Training Program  (9:00 am to 4:00 pm)

DATE

 

CLASS DESCRIPTION

INSTRUCTOR

01/08/13

AM

Botany I            

John Punches

 

PM

Climate & Weather of Douglas County

Steve Renquist

       

01/15/13

AM

Botany II (Physiology)

John Punches

 

PM

Veg Propagation*/Tree Fruit*  

Team/Steve Renquist

   

Discovery Garden orientation

 
       

01/22/13

AM

Pruning Trees, Shrubs, and Vines

Steve Renquist

 

PM

Veg Propagation*/ Tree Fruit*

Team/Steve Renquist

   

Discovery Garden orientation

 
       

01/29/13

AM

Insects

Gail Langellotto

 

PM

Concurrent Sessions

Master Gardeners

       

02/5/13

AM

Pesticide Safety

Steve Renquist

 

PM

Vegetable Gardening

Marjorie Neal

       

02/12/13

AM

Plant Disease and Diagnosis

Steve Renquist

 

PM

Plant ID/Greenhouse Seeding*

Raini Rippy/MG’s

       

02/19/13

AM

Care of Urban Trees/Wildlife Habitat 

Tal Blankenship

 

PM

Plant ID/ Greenhouse Seeding*

Raini Rippy/ MG’s

       

02/26/13

AM

Soils

Elizabeth Murphy

 

PM

Weed ID and Control

Shelby Filley

       

03/05/13

AM

Garden Problem Solving

Master Gardener Team

 

PM

Composting/Covercrops

Joe Yetter/ Steve Renquist

       

03/12/13

AM

Vert. Pests/Horticulture Myths

Leo Grass/Steve Renquist

 

PM

IPM

Steve Renquist

       

03/19/13

AM

Discovery Garden Final*

Master Gardener Team

 

PM

Final Exam Review

Steve Renquist

       
   

* Class at the Discovery Garden (near River Forks Park) 238 River  Forks Park Rd.

 
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