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Master Gardener Training Information

Program Contact: Janice Reed, Office Manager
(509) 243-2009 •

2022 Master Gardener and Horticulture Training

This page contains class materials from the 2022 Master Gardener Training Class
Materials are provided by class instructors.
Please check the site after each class to see if new materials are available.

Speaker Schedule for 2022 MG Classes

Jan 18:

Soils and FertilizersDoug Finkelnberg, UI Nez Perce Co Extension
Soils and Fertilizers

CompostingKendall Kahl & Dan Temmen, University of Idaho

Jan 18 Class Recording

Jan 25:  Basic Entomology

Dale Whaley, WSU Douglas County Extension

Dale Whaley Entomology Presentation          Maggot Therapy       Honey Bee Dance

Jan 25 Class Recording

Feb 1: Weed Management

Alan Martinson, Latah County Weed Coordinator

Handouts:  Outline 2022     XID Characteristics 2022     Herbicide Labels

Feb 1 Class Recording

Feb 8:
Woody Landscape Plants, Pruning and Tree Selection

Phil Shinn, Certified Arborist
Handouts:  Woody Plant Handout          Woody Plant Vocabulary

Rodents, Birds, and Pests

Ken Hart, UI Lewis County Extension

Master Gardener vertebrate pest control presentation

Handouts:  Vole-Mgmt-Backyard-Gardens-FS094E Washington     Washington State pocket gophers     PNW0627 Idaho pocket gophers     Controlling Deer Damage In Idaho Horticultural Crops And Gardens

Feb 8 Class Recording

February 15:   Turf Care Management

Gwen Stanke – WWCC Instructor

Handout:  Watering Lawns in Washington

Feb 15 Class Recording

Feb 22: Herbaceous (Annual) Landscape Plants & Tour of Patt’s Garden Center

Kate Patterson, Patt’s Garden Center

Feb 22 Class Recording

March 1:  Growing Vegetables

Jennifer Jensen, UI Bonner County Extension

Vegetable Gardening handout     Vegetable Gardening presentation

Growing season length

March 1 Class Recording

March 8:  Home Orchard Invasive Pests & Tree Fruit IPM

Mike Bush, WSDA Yakima

March 8 class recording

March 15:  Plant Diseases and Plant Diagnostics

Cassandra Bates, WSU Plant Diagnostics

Plant Diagnostics presentation

Due to technical difficulties, there is no class recording.

March 22:
Pesticide Safety/Making Pesticide Recommendations

Steve Van Vleet, WSU Whitman County Extension

Firewise Landscaping

Al Murphy, Chelan County  WSU Master Gardener

Handout:  Fire resistant training 2022

March 22 class recording

March 29
Beekeeping Basics – Larry Carey and John Freeman

Handouts:  Plants for Pollinators In The Inland PNW    Backyard Conservation  Pollination and Protecting Bees

Pruning – Tim Kohlhauff

Handouts:  Keys to Good Pruning     Pruning Deciduous Shrubs    Pruning Evergreens

Plant Diagnostics Practice – Maria Garvey, Nez Perce Co Master Gardener

March 29 class recording