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We are open to clients. If you plan to visit our facility and are not fully vaccinated, we ask that you wear a face covering and maintain appropriate distance. (You are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after the final vaccine in the series.)

MG Upcoming Classes/Events

Program Contact: Anna Kestell, Extension Education Coordinator
(509) 477-2195 • akestell@spokanecounty.org

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.

CLASSES

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

2022 Class Series

Beginning Gardening Class series will be delivered on Saturdays in March 2022. Topics and times TBD.

Master Gardeners are featured speakers at the Spokane City and County Libraries.  Check your library branch schedule to see when gardening topics are featured!

2022 Horticulture Class Series

10-week Course: Thursdays 9am to 12 noon starting January 06, 2022.

Register for the series Online at Brown Paper Tickets (event 5268071) or download and print Registration Form for mail- or walk-in registration.

Individual Horticulture Classes

Registration for individual classes ($35 each) in the 2022 Horticulture Series Will begin In November 2021.

01/06/2022 INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURE
classification, structure, growth and development, and environmental influences on horticulture plants.
ISA Credits = 2.75

01/13/2022 ENTOMOLOGY: INVERTEBRATE PESTS
insect biology and physiology.  Cultural techniques required for suitable pest management with an emphasis on host plant resistance, practical application and managerial techniques.
ISA Credits = 2.75             WSDA Pesticide Credits = 3

01/20/2022 UNDERSTANDING PESTICIDES
pesticide labeling process information, and laws; proper application, methods, timing, rates, and handling of pesticides
ISA Credits = 3    WSDA Pesticide Credits = 3

01/27/2022 FIRE RESISTANT LANDSCAPES
An introduction to the art, science, and practice of selecting, identifying, establishing, and maintaining landscape trees.
ISA Credits = 2.5

02/03/2022 PLANT HEALTHCARE & IPM
cultural techniques required for suitable pest management with an emphasis on host plant resistance, practical application and managerial techniques.
ISA Credits = 3    WSDA Pesticide Credits = 3

02/10/2022 DIAGNOSING PLANT PROBLEMS
understanding what is normal; recognize typical plant problem symptoms; distinguish fungal, bacterial, viral, nematode, and abiotic diseases; develop a working plan for diagnosis of plant problems
ISA Credits = 3    WSDA Pesticide Credits = 3

02/17/2022 LAWNS & TURF MANAGEMENT
turfgrass maintenance practices and how their interrelationships can be utilized to develop management systems.
ISA Credits = 3    WSDA Pesticide Credits = 3

02/24/2022 PLANT PATHOLOGY
understand fungal, bacterial, viral, and nematode plant pathogens and how they affect plant growth and development; how the plant disease triangle and pathogen life cycles are related to the diagnosis and management of plant problems
ISA Credits = 3    WSDA Pesticide Credits = 3

03/03/2022 PRUNING WOODY LANDSCAPE PLANTS
the reasons for pruning trees and shrubs; the processes that affect bud growth and development, and flowering and fruiting of trees and shrubs—and how those processes influence pruning decisions
ISA Credits = 4.5

03/10/2022 NOXIOUS WEEDS & WEED ID
attributes that result in a plant being considered a noxious weed; define Class A, B, and C weeds; the biology of weed growth, development, and spread; accepted methods of weed management for home yards and gardens
ISA Credits = 2.75        WSDA Pesticide Credits = 3

EVENTS

 

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Questions?

Contact Us at 477-2181

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