New Master Gardeners’ Classes Begin April 6

— Written By Norma Chrisawn

Yancey County Master Gardeners’ Class Series

April 6 July 13, 2016

Wednesdays, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Cost: $140.00

The Master Gardeners’ Training classes are scheduled to begin at the Yancey County Cooperative Extension Office.  A tentative schedule of the classes is listed below. The cost covers the Master Gardeners’ Notebook, State Master Gardeners’ fee, Master Gardeners’ shirt and the handouts and refreshments. We will need a minimum of 7 in order for the class to be held and a maximum of 15. To register, please contact the Yancey County Cooperative Center at 682-6186 or for more information, contact Stanley Holloway, at the Yancey Extension Office.

Tentative Schedule/Syllabus

Apr 6:            Orientation/ Plant Propagation

Apr 13:           Botany

Apr 20:           No Class

Apr 27:           Soils and Fertilizers (lunch with existing MGs)

May 4: Vegetables

May 11:          Pesticides and IPM

May 18:          No Class – (Possible field trip)

May 25:          Weeds (lunch with existing MGs)

June 1:            Plant Insects and Diseases

June 8:  Houseplants and Lawns

June 15:          No Class – (Possible field trip)

June 22:          Fruits, Small and Tree Fruit (lunch with existing MGs)

June 29:          Flowers and Woody Ornamentals

July 6:           Landscape Design and Review

July 13:           Wildlife and Exam

Written By

Photo of Norma ChrisawnNorma ChrisawnCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (828) 682-6186 norma_chrisawn@ncsu.eduYancey County, North Carolina

Contributing Specialist

Photo of Stanley HollowayStanley HollowayExtension Agent, Agriculture (828) 682-6187 stanley_holloway@ncsu.eduYancey County, North Carolina
Updated on Feb 25, 2016
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