MG Class Schedule

ARANSAS COUNTY

Master Gardener Intern Training

2018 Class Schedule

TUESDAYS, 1:30 – 5:00 pm (unless noted by **)

Most Classes Held at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension-Aransas County, 892 Airport Rd., Rockport, ph. 790-0103

 

Aug. 7 Intro/Overview
MG Committees Overview
Virginia “Ginger” Easton Smith, Aransas County Extension Agent, Ag/NR and Melody Waggoner, A/SP MG President (Aransas/San Patricio Master Gardeners)
Aug. 14 Plant Science (Botany) Dr. Michael Womack, Executive Director, South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center
 
Aug. 21 Soils & Fertility
Composting
Shanna Dunn
Frances Frizzell
 
Aug. 28 Plant Diseases/Pathology Dr. Kimberly Cochran, Extension Plant Pathologist
 
Sept. 4 Integrated Pest Management/Entomology Stephen Biles, IPM Agent, CEA, Calhoun County
 
Sept. 11 Weeds Joshua McGinty, Ph.D., Assistant Professor & Extension Agonomist
 
Sept. 18 Woodies/Pruning Virginia “Ginger” Easton Smith, Aransas County Extension Agent, Ag/NR
 
Sept. 25 Trees Bill Green, Texas A&M Forest Service
 
Oct. 2 Herbaceous Plants Kevin Gibbs, Nueces County Extension Agent
 
*Mon.*
Oct. 8
*Del Mar College, 3209 S. Staples, Room 141*
Turfgrass & Integrated Pest Management Dr. Larry Stein, Associate Dept. Head/Professor, Texas A&M University and Extension Agronomist Specialist
 
Oct. 16 Fruit Crops/Pomology Dr. Larry Stein, Associate Dept. Head/Professor, Texas A&M University and Extension Agronomist Specialist
 
Oct. 23 Home Vegetable Gardening Dr. Juan Anciso, Professor and Extension Specialist, Weslaco
 
Oct. 30 Hand-On Propagation Aransas/San Patricio Master Gardeners
 
Nov. 6 Irrigation Methods/Rainwater Harvesting Dr. Dottie Woodson, Extension Program Specialist, Water Resources
 
Nov. 13 Wrap-Up, MG Post Test Ginger Easton Smith, Aransas County Extension Agent, Ag/NR, and Aransas/San Patricio Master Gardeners
 

 

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