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MG Upcoming Classes/Events

Program Contact: Spokane County Master Gardeners
(509) 477-2181 •

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication or program information or reasonable accommodation need to contact Spokane County Extension at 222 N Havana Spokane WA 99202; (509) 477-2048 at least two weeks prior to the beginning any educational class or series.


In-person classes are held at:
WSU Spokane County Extension Building
222 N Havana
Spokane WA 99202

Horticulture Class Series

Our popular Horticulture Class Series is back!

The cost for the series is $275 for an individual, $330 for two at same address, $135 Veteran/Active Military or $35 for individual classes.  WSDA Pesticide Applicator continuing education credits (CEU) are available as noted.  ISA (Arborist) credits variable.

Register for the series online at Brown Paper Tickets or by mail/in-person

OR Choose individual classes

01/12/2023 BOTANY & PLANT ID – classification, structure, growth and development, and environmental influences on horticulture plants x
01/19/2023 FIRE RESISTANT LANDSCAPES an introduction to the art, science, and practice of selecting, identifying, establishing, and maintaining landscape trees x
01/26/2023 LAWNS & TURF MANAGEMENT turfgrass maintenance practices and how their interrelationships can be utilized to develop management systems 2
02/09/2023 UNDERSTANDING PESTICIDES pesticide labeling process information, and laws; proper application, methods, timing, rates, and handling of pesticides 3
02/16/2023 ENTOMOLOGY: INVERTEBRATE PESTS insect biology, physiology, and ID 3
02/23/2023 NOXIOUS WEEDS & WEED ID attributes that result in a plant being considered a noxious weed; the biology of weed growth, development, and spread; accepted methods of weed management for home yards and gardens 3
03/02/2023 DIAGNOSING PLANT PROBLEMS understanding what is normal; recognize typical plant problem symptoms; distinguish fungal, bacterial, viral, nematode, and abiotic diseases 3
03/09/2023 PLANT HEALTHCARE & IPM cultural techniques required for suitable pest management with an emphasis on host plant resistance, practical application, and managerial techniques. 3
03/16/2023 VERTEBRATE PEST MANAGEMENTID, life cycles, habits, and habitats. 3
03/23/2023 TREES & WOODY LANDSCAPE PLANTSFocus on identification, culture, characteristics, and use of plants. x
03/25/2023 PRUNING WOODY LANDSCAPE PLANTSthe reasons for pruning trees and shrubs; processes that affect bud growth and development on flowering & fruiting of trees and shrubs and how the processes influence pruning decisions x




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Contact Us at 477-2181

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