Photos from October 2014 Meeting Posted

Check out the photos taken during the Wilson County Master Gardener meeting held Tuesday, 7 October 2014 with Patti & Gary Stein. The Steins create Bonsai and shared their art and craft with the association. Thank you Patti & Gary for the wonderful program and thank you Needham’s Nursery for the beautiful Mugo Pine.

Click the image or link below for the photo gallery

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Week 1, 2 & 3 of the 2014 Intern Class Presentations Available Online

Greetings interns,

You will find the PowerPoint presentations for weeks 1, 2 & 3 on the 2014 Fall Class Materials page under the Intern Info menu tab above. You may also click the following direct link to the presentations page:

http://wilsoncountymg.org/interns/2014-fall-class-materials/

You will need the password to access that page. If you need the password, email wilsoncountymg@gmail.com and I will reply as soon as I can.

Thanks, and good luck.

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2014 Intern Course Schedule

2014 WCMG Intern Course Schedule

September 11th – UT/TSU Extension & WCMG Program Overview
Education Building- Ward Ag. Center

September 18th – It’s Called Soil, Not Dirt!
Debbie Joines, UT Soil, Plant and Pest Center
Education Building- Ward Ag. Center

September 25th – Basic Botany & Seed Starting
Justin Stefanski & Marianne Pelletier, Certified WCMG
Veterans Building- Ward Ag. Center

October 6th – Plant Diseases- Pathology 101 –
Dr. Alan Windham, UT Soil, Plant and Pest Center
Education Building- Ward Ag. Center

October 9th – All about Bugs – Entomology 101
Amy Dismukes, Extension Agent, Williamson Co.
Education Building- Ward Ag. Center

October 16th – Make Your Neighbors Jealous, Lawn Care Essentials
Mitchell Mote, Extension Agent, Rutherford Co.
Education Building- Ward Ag. Center

October 23rd – Veggie Gardening & Organics101
Justin Stefanski, Extension Agent, Wilson Co.
School Exhibits Building – Ward Ag. Center

October 30th – Bad Plants and Better Solutions & Proper Pruning
Justin Stefanski, Extension Agent, Wilson Co.
Education Building- Ward Ag. Center

November 6th – Sustainable Landscapes & Native Plants of Middle Tennessee
Justin Stefanski, Extension Agent, Wilson Co.
Education Building- Ward Ag. Center

November 10th – Backyard Wildlife, Birds, Squirrels, Snakes & More!
Polly Rooker, TWRA Wildlife Biologist
Education Building- Ward Ag. Center

November 20th – Course Wrap Up & Final Exam, Study Hard Interns!
UT/TSU Wilson Co. Extension Office

December 2nd – Intern Graduation Ceremony & WCMG Christmas Party
Education Building- Ward Ag. Center

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New Butterfly Garden Photos & Video Posted – 8 Sept 2014

Check out the photos and video taken Monday, 8 September 2014 at the Butterfly Garden at Cedars of Lebanon State Park. Thank you Linda Robertson for your countless hours of work and dedication to the butterfly garden, and for sharing your photos and video.

Click the image or link below for additional photos of the butterfly garden.

Giant Swallowtail caterpillar at Cedars of Lebanon State Park Butterfly Garden – 8 September 2014

Giant Swallowtail caterpillar at Cedars of Lebanon State Park Butterfly Garden – 8 September 2014

http://wilsoncountymg.org/media/photos-our-gardens/butterfly-garden-at-cedars-of-lebanon-state-park/

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2014 Intern Class Schedule Posted

The 2014 Master Gardener Intern training in Wilson County.is scheduled to begin Thursday, 11 September. Classes are being conducted in the Education Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon. Below is the schedule and class syllabus and here is a pdf of the list: Fall 2014 Intern Class Schedule.

September 11 – Introduction and Master Gardener/Extension Overview
September 18 – Soils – Debbie Joines
September 25 – Botany and Seed Starting
September 26 – Vegetable and Organic Gardening
October 6 – Plant Pathology – Alan Windham
October 9 – Entomology- Amy Dismukes
October 16 – Lawn Care and Weed Management – Mitchell Mote
October 23 – Sustainable Gardening and Native Plants
October 30 – Herbaceous Ornamentals and Landscape Design/Woody Ornamentals?
November 6 – Invasive Plants and Pesticide Safety
November 10 – Backyard Wildlife Management – Polly Rooker
November 20 – Course Wrap-up and Final Exam
December 2 – Graduation Ceremony and WCMG Christmas Party

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