Master Gardener Training Calendar

February 6th, 2018

After completing lessons, the student will in class: list basic plant functions, identify plant organs and a purpose of each.

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February 13th, 2018

After completing the lesson on Soil the student will in class: identify physical, chemical, and biological properties of a healthy soil, find the appropriate information on a fertilizer label,

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February 20th, 2018

After completing lesson, the student will in class: describe the decision making process of IPM, identify mechanical, biological, cultural and chemical pest management options.

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February 27th, 2018

Use the Weed Id after completing the lessons, the student will in class: Differentiate between an annual and perennial weed; broadleaf and grass-like weed.

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March 6th, 2018

After completing lessons, the student will in class: differentiate between an insect and other arthropods, categorize insects into proper order, and identify signs of insect plant damage.

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March 13th, 2018

After completing the lessons, the student will in class: explain the interrelation of environment, pathogen, and host in disease formation.

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March 20th, 2018

After completing lessons, the student will in class: identify the components of site consideration, describe process of garden bed preparation and list the benefits of a properly applied organic

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March 27th, 2018

After completing lessons, the student will in class: differentiate between annual, perennial, tender perennial, and biennial herbaceous ornamentals, list advantages and disadvantages of annuals

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April 3rd, 2018

After completing the lesson, the student will in class: differentiate between trees, shrubs and vines for woody ornamentals. list selection criteria for woody ornamentals, describe correct

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April 10th, 2018

Know what a vegetable is, how they can be grouped according to the plant part eaten, and why different types require different conditions for optimal growth.

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April 17th, 2018

Identify different fruit types as relating to plant identification. Know the factors to consider when choosing apple, grape, raspberry, and strawberry cultivars for Wisconsin.

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April 24th, 2018

After completing the lesson, the student will in class: list the impacts of a growing turfgrass, compare and contrast the 3 species of turfgrass best suited for Wisconsin

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