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2007 Chicago Master Gardener Training Schedule

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Garfield Park Conservatory

300 North Central Park

9a.m.to 3 p.m.

JANUARY 22 ORIENTATION AND BOTANY-Dr. Maurice Ogutu Extension Educator, Horticulture

JANUARY 29 SOILS-Ellen Phillips, Extension Educator, Crop Systems

FEBRUARY 5 WOODY ORNAMENTALS/Pruning-James Schuster, Extension Educator, Horticulture

FEBRUARY 12 VEGETABLES-Dr. Maurice Ogutu, Extension Educator, Horticulture

FEBRUARY 19 HERBACEOUS PLANTS – Annuals, Perennials and Ornamental Grasses/Greg Stack, Extension Educator, Horticulture

FEBRUARY 26 FRUITS-Dr. Maurice Ogutu, Extension Educator, Horticulture

MARCH 5 INSECTS- Russell Higgins, Extension Educator, Integrated Pest Management

LANDSCAPE DESIGN – Anne Gachuhi, Extension Educator, Horticulture

MARCH 12 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY DAY – Elizabeth Bruhns, Chicago Master Gardener Coordinator

MARCH 19 PLANT PATHOLOGY/James Schuster, Extension Educator, Horticulture

Interns will receive their Final Exams, which must be returnedby April 9,2007

MARCH 26 ORGANIC GARDENING DAY

Basic Organic Gardening – Kirsten Akre, Coordinator, Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse

Water Gardens – Beata Welsh, Sue Cubberly-Chicago Master Gardeners

Worm Vermiculture-Nancy Kreith, Extension Horticulture Program Coordinator

APRIL 2 WHAT IS A UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS EXTENSION VOLUNTEER?

Larry Wilson, Extension Educator, Community and Economic Development

DATA BASE INSTRUCTION – Elizabeth Bruhns, Chicago Master Gardener Coordinator

APRIL 9 PESTICIDE SAFETY-Russell Higgins, Extension Educator, Integrated Pest Management

Interns will receive the two take home quizzes with return envelopes.

Final Exams Due

Wrap-up/Potluck

APRIL 16 Snow Day



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