Missoula County Weed District & Extension

Master Gardener Tentative Schedule

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2017 Master Gardener Program:

Tentative Schedule* 
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Date

 

Class Session

1/31/2017

Course Introduction

Botany Part 1

  • Anatomy/morphology
  • Plant growth and development
2/7/2017

Botany Part 2

  • Taxonomy/Nomenclature
  • Introduction to Plant ID
2/14/2017

Soil Science

  • Physical and chemical propertis
  • Soil sampling and analysis 
2/16/2017** Compost primer and tour
2/21/2017 Plant Pests (Part 1)
  • Insects and invertebrate pests
2/28/2017 Plant Pests  (Part 2)
    • Plant Pathogens
3/7/2016 Plant Propagation
  • Sexual
  • Asexual
3/14/2017

Vegetable Production (Part 1)

3/21/2017

NO CLASS-MCPS/UM SPRING BREAK

3/28/2017

Vegetable Production (Part 2)***

4/1/2017 Farm Tour***
4/4/2017

Proper Plant Selection

  • Site analysis
  • Plant determination
4/8/2017

Pruning Demo***

4/11/2017***

Weed Management

  • Identification and control
  • Weed managment history
4/18/2017***

Landscape Plants

  • Turfgrass
  • Herbaceous ornamentals
  • Native plants 
4/25/2017

Introduction to Plant Diagnostics

Course Review

*Topics will likely remain the same, but timing may be subject to change

**Date pending availability and weather

***Alternative meeting spot, TBD