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Stormwater Management Lecture Handout

Posted by on Mar 29, 2019 in Current Class, Handouts

Hello Class,

Here is a pdf copy of Michele Bakac’s Stormwater Management presentation.

Stormwater Green Infrastructure UnionMGs2019

See on on Tuesday for the Pruning Lecture !

Madeline

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MG Class at Turtle Back Zoo March 26 Location and Parking Details

Posted by on Mar 22, 2019 in Class Events, Current Class, Messages

Hello Master Gardener Students,

Our class on Plant Pathology will be on Tuesday March 26 from 10 am – 1pm at the Turtle Back Zoo Education Center.  This is a joint program with the Essex and Passaic County Master Gardener classes.  Due to space restrictions at the Education Center, this program is for current Master Gardener students only.

The Education Center is located at the entrance road to the zoo.  The address is 560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052

Please park in the first parking deck and walk to the education center.  It is close to Northfield Ave, not back at the Zoo Entrance Building/Gate.  Here is a link to the education center website, so you can see what the building looks like:

https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/education-center-programs/

Here is a link for directions:

https://turtlebackzoo.com/directions/

If you volunteered to bring a snack please bring enough for 25 people.  Essex County will be providing the coffee!

Madeline

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Revised MG Class Syllabus

Posted by on Feb 20, 2019 in Continuing Education, Current Class, Messages, News and Events

Hello Master Gardeners,

Due some changes in our speaker’s schedules, I have revised the syllabus for the rest of the MG class.  Hopefully the weather will cooperate and we won’t need to make any more changes!

REVISED 2018-19 Tentative MG Class Syllabus

Madeline

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No Class Feb 12 Lincoln’s Birthday County Holiday

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in Current Class, Messages

Hello Class,

Just a reminder – there is no class on Tuesday Feb 12.  The county offices are closed for the Lincoln’s Birthday Holiday.

Madeline

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IPM Assignment #1

Posted by on Jan 15, 2019 in Assignments, Current Class, Messages

Hello Class,

Happy New Year!  If your new year’s resolutions include plants – your IPM assignment #1 can help you decide what to look for and how to take care of them in 2019!

Here is the assignment as a Word Document if you prefer to type the assignment.  Please do not increase the number of pages.  Remember to include 1 site map.

IPM Plan for Homegrounds Assignment # 1

Here are some tips on what actions you can take during the dormant season to prevent/management insect or disease problems.  These tips are from Master Gardeners who completed this assignment over the years.

IPM assignment 1 Notes

 

IPM assigment #1 is due on March 12.  You can bring the assignment with you to work on during your Garden Helpline training.

You will receive IPM assignment number 2 in late April/early May.  In that assignment you will look at your 8 plants, note any problems and how you will care for the plant over the growing season.

Madeline

 

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Soils Information

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Current Class, Messages

Hello Class,

Our soils speaker, Joseph Heckman, asked me to share these website links with you for more information about soils and organic farming / land care:

Rutgers NJAES

https://njaes.rutgers.edu/

Northeast Organic Farmers Association of New Jersey

Check out the events:

https://nofanj.org/winter-conference/

Hillsborough Library is sponsoring a backyard chicken class in Feb 2019.

Web Soil Survey

 https://websoilsurvey.sc.egov.usda.gov/App/HomePage.htm

Rutgers Organic Land Care

https://njaes.rutgers.edu/organiclandcare/

Rodale Institute

https://rodaleinstitute.org/

Look forward to seeing you all in class.

Madeline

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Tree ID Class on November 27

Posted by on Nov 21, 2018 in Current Class, Messages

Hello Class,

Our lecture on Tuesday November 27 will be on Tree Identification with Jim Nichnadowicz our county 4-H Agent.  Jim  requested that you bring  5 different leaves (if they  are still attached to a small branch, that will be helpful for identification) and other tree parts, such as acorns or pine cones for some practice!

Enjoy the Thanksgiving Holiday!

Madeline

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MG Class of 18-19 Tentative Syllabus

Posted by on Oct 15, 2018 in Current Class, Syllabus

2018-19 Tentative MG Class Syllabus

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