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2006 Master Gardener Class

Posted by Ron Wolford -

The 2006 Master Gardener training classes will be held at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences at 3857 West 111th Street. Classes will be on Monday's starting January 23rd through April 10th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Music room.

Master Gardeners are welcomed to attend any of the classes. Please call Nancy Kreith at 773-233-0476 to let her know which classes you will be attending. Check out the 2006 schedule for more information.

2006 Chicago Master Gardener Training Schedule

Chicago High School for Agriculture Sciences
3857 West 111th Street
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

January 23 Orientation amd Botany
Jim Schuster Extension Educator, Horticulture

January 30 Soils
Ellen Phillips, Extension Educator, Crop Systems

February 6 Woody Ornamentals/Pruning
James Schuster, Extension Educator, Horticulture

February 13 Vegetables
Dr. Maurice Ogutu, Extension Educator, Horticulture

February 20 Herbaceous Plants-Annuals and Perennials
Greg Stack, Extension Educator, Horticulture

February 27 Fruit
Dr. Maurice Ogutu, Extension Educator, Horticulture

March 6 Insects-Brian Williquette, Bartlett Trees

March 13 Turf-Brian Williquette, Bartlett Trees

March 20 Plant Pathology-James Schuster, Extension Educator, Horticulture

March 27 Volunteer Opportunities Day& What is a University of Illinois Volunteer?
Ronald C. Wolford, Extension Educator, Urban Horticulture/Environment

April 3 Organic Gardening-Carl Grimm, Director of Programs, Garfield Park

April 10 Pesticide Safety-Russell Higgins, Extension Educator, Integrated Pest

Using Herbs from the Garden
Drusilla Banks, Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness


April 17 Snow Date

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