For Master Gardener Trainees
Participants in current Master Gardener Training Program may view the following videos to make up classes missed or review class content. Videos are password protected. Individual trainees can obtain the password for the specific training materials from their local coordinator.
MG001 Plant Science
Part 4 Plant Physiology – How Plant Work/Processes
Part 1 What is soil? composition & physical properties
Part 2 Soil chemical properties (nutrients, fertilizers, pH etc.)
MG003 Annuals and Perennials
Part 1 Planting: light, soils, design and plant selection
Part 2 Care and maintenance: watering, mulching, weed control, rotation cover crops, bloom times, etc.
Part 3 Herbaceous perennial examples, ornamental grasses, native plants, hardiness and hardy perennials
Part 4 Invasive plants and plant selection
MG004 Woody Ornamentals
Part 1 A year in turf: what to expect at various times of year
Part 2 A year in turf: what to expect at various times of year
Part 8 Pest & other things grubs, moles, dogs, etc.
MG006 Vegetable Gardening
Part 1 Benefits of vegetable gardening, classification, warm vs cool season crops
Part 3 Pre-planting preparation soil improvement, weeds, fertilization, tilling, and cover crops
Part 4 Growing transplants at home and planting
Part 5 Maintenance: fertilization, mulches, weed control, watering etc.
MG007 Small Fruit
Part 1 Intro, site selection, references, strawberries
Part 3 Brambles: raspberries & blackberries
Establishing Brambles: Planting, pruning, pests, etc.
Part 4 Currants & Gooseberries, hardy kiwi, goji, Saskatoon/Juneberry, etc.
, plant parts, varieties, pruning, etc.
MG008 Tree Fruit
Tree Fruit Bob Tritten: http://vimeo.com/album/2367269 (New curriculum)
Part 1 Introduction, growing systems, industry trends, rootstocks, weeds
growing system training & pruning
Part 6 Training peaches to vertical x or y system
Part 7 Peaches: introduction, primarily pruning
MG009 Plant Health Care (Integrated Pest Management)
placement, site preparation & establishment, species selection, cultural practices, & pest management strategies
Part 2 Insects, diseases, beneficial, vertebrate pests, IPM principles, etc.
MG010 Indoor Plants
Part 1 Arrangement, light, temperature, humidity, drainage fertilization, plant types
A trip to the Greenhouse: propagation
MG011 Household and Nuisance Pests
Household Pests Gretchen Voyle: http://vimeo.com/album/2282532 (New curriculum)
Part 1 Structural, fabric & pantry pest, ants
roaches, book lice, larder beetles, drain flies etc.
Part 3 Summer invaders: flies, strawberry root weevil, earwigs, springtails, millipedes, etc.
Part 4 Fall invaders: Box elder bugs, Asian lady beetle, cluster flies, grain beetles, etc.
Part 5 Winter cutworms, stone flies, spiders, wasps