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IPM assignment #2 and Exam Info

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in Assignments, CurrentClass

Hello Class,

Thanks for all your work in the demonstration garden yesterday.  It is much appreciated!

Here is IPM Assignment #2 as a word document if you prefer to type your responses.

Master Gardener IPM Plan for the Homegrounds #2

The day of the exam here is what you will need to hand in:

IPM Assignment #2

Volunteer Hours

Garden Helpline Training Checklist

For the exam, please bring: Fact Sheet Binder or laptop with jump drive,  your class handouts,  Blue Penn State Diseases of Ornamentals book, Maryland IPM book, red Garden Helpline Manual, Rutgers Recommendations for Home Grounds (green paper cover).  I will have copies of all the materials if you are missing anything.

If you have any questions, you can email me at mflahive@ucnj.org  or call, 908-654-9854 ext 4.

Madeline

 

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Free Gardening Books available May 1 Class

Posted by on Apr 27, 2018 in CurrentClass, Messages

Hello Class,

We have a collection of gardening books that were given to the Garden Helpline.  A helpline committee has sorted through the collection and cataloged the books will be using for the helpline.  We still have many books left.  On Tuesday, May 1 starting a 9:30 before class, at the break or after class, you are welcome to peruse the books and take home any books you are interested in for free. You might want to bring a bag or empty box to carry home your treasures!

The remainder of the books will be donated to local libraries for their community book sales.

Madeline

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March 7 Presentation

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Messages

Hello Class,

The handout for Michele’s lecture on Stormwater Green Infrastructure is posted under handouts on the class webpage.   When you open it , double click on the first slide and you should be able to view the whole presentation.

See you next Tuesday for “Ticks and Lyme Disease” and “Meeting the Demonstration Garden Committee Chairs”.  Please review the Demonstration Garden overview handout that was distributed yesterday.  It was on the back conference room table by the handout box.

Have a good week!

Madeline

 

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Stormwater Green Infrastructure Lecture Handout

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in CurrentClass, Handouts

Hello Class,

Here is Michele’s presentation on Stormwater Management.

Stormwater Green Infrastructure UnionMGs2018

Madeline

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Jan 30 Class Still On

Posted by on Jan 30, 2018 in CurrentClass, Messages

Good Morning Class,

We will still have class this morning.  Please allow extra time for parking.  If you do not feel comfortable driving today, it would be an excused absence.

Madeline

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Cell Phone

Posted by on Jan 16, 2018 in CurrentClass, Messages

Hello Class,

We found a cell phone in the kitchen after class today.  If you think it may be yours, please call Tamisha at the office 908-654-9854 ext 2 or email thopkins@ucnj.org.

Madeline

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IPM Assignment #1

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in Assignments, CurrentClass

Hello Class,

Here is IPM assignment # 1 as a Word Document.  You are welcome to type your responses, it you prefer to type over hand writing.  If you are typing, please stay in the page limits.

Master Gardener IPM Plan for Homegrounds # 1

This assignment asks what you can do during the dormant season to prevent/manage problems.  Here is a “Best of IPM Assignment #1 Responses ” from past Master Gardeners students, to give you some ideas of how to answer that question.

IPM assignment 1 Notes

The assignment is due on March 13, 2018.

Madeline

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Additional Soils Lecture Information

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in CurrentClass, Messages

Hello Class,

Joe Heckman, our Rutgers Soils Specialists asked me to share this information about events, resources  and a link to his Soil Profile Newsletter with you:

Rodale Institute -Organic Gardening and Farming

https://rodaleinstitute.org/visit/calendar-of-events/

USDA-NRCS Web Soil Survey

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

NOFA-NJ Organic Conference at Rutgers University

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

Rutgers Organic Land Care

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/organiclandcare/

Backyard Poultry Workshop at Middlesex County Extension

Scheduled for spring, check date

The Soil Profile Newsletter

https://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/soilprofile/

See back issues of newsletters on backyard poultry and organic lawn care and other related subject areas.

Enjoy the Holidays and I look forward to seeing you in the new year!

Madeline

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NJ Wildlife Relocation Policy

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in CurrentClass, Handouts

Hello Class,

As promised, here is the NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife official policy on relocating wildlife.

relocation_policy Dec 2017

Click on the link.  You may need to double click on the PDF to open the document.

I will make copies for class on Tuesday.

Madeline

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Holiday Party Thank You!

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in CurrentClass, Messages

Hello Class,

Thank you for the wonderful team work for the annual Master Gardener Holiday Party.  I hope you enjoyed working together on this traditional event.  I have heard many compliments on the party. I look forward to seeing you all in class on Tuesday.

All the best,

Madeline

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2017 – 2018 Class Tentative Syllabus

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in CurrentClass, Syllabus

2017-18 Tentative MG Class Syllabus

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Welcome to the MG Website

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016 in CurrentClass, Messages

Hello Class of 2018!

Welcome to the class page of our internal Master Gardener Website.  This site is where announcements to the class will be posted, including class cancellations due to inclement weather.  Remember, if class is in session, but  you are not comfortable driving, please stay home – it would be an excused absence.

Madeline

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