2016 Horticulture Short Courses

For the complete list of 2016 courses go to: http://extension.udel.edu/lawngarden/commercial-horticulture/2016-horticulture-short-courses/

 

 

Tree Identification Walk
April 19     4:30-6 p.m.     NEW DATE
Delaware State University Campus
1200 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE Washington Building near the Herbarium (additional details will be provided following registration)

Cost: $15

Credits: 1 Pest., 2 ISA, 1 CNP
Come prepared to walk around the Delaware State University TREE CAMPUS USA – Arboretum as we exam the growing characteristics of nearly 178 different tree/shrub species (of which 70 are native to Delaware) established at this location. Discover common insect and disease issues found in the urban landscape. Instructors: Dot Abbott and Megan Pleasanton

Register with Jan Unflat (302) 730-4000 or jmunflat@udel.edu.

Pest and Beneficial Insect Walks
June 8     4:00 -6:00 p.m.
Sussex County Extension Office
16483 County Seat Highway, Georgetown, DE

Register with Tracy Wootten (302) 856-7303 or wootten@udel.edu

OR

June 22     4:00 -6:00 p.m.
University of Delaware Botanic Gardens
531 S College Avenue, Newark, DE
(Meet at the entrance to Fischer Greenhouse.)

Register with Carrie Murphy (302) 831-2506 or cjmurphy@udel.edu.

Cost: $15
Credits: 2 Pest., 2 ISA,1 CNP
Learn to identify insect and disease pests, as well as beneficial insects in the landscape at either the Sussex County Extension Office or the University of Delaware Botanic Gardens. Instructors: Nancy Gregory, Brian Kunkel, Carrie Murphy, Tracy Wootten, and Megan Pleasanton

Plant Identification – Herbaceous Plants
June, 29     4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
University of Delaware Botanic Gardens
531 S College Avenue, Newark, DE

Cost: $15
Credits: 1 Pest., 1 CNP
Learn to identify some of the great herbaceous plants used in the landscape. We will cover the common disease and insect pests of each and strategies for incorporating into the landscape. Meet at UDBG Herbaceous Garden. Instructors: Valann Budischak and Sue Barton

Register with Carrie Murphy (302) 831-2506 or cjmurphy@udel.edu.

Landscape Weed Walk
July 7      4:00-5:30 p.m.
University of Delaware Botanic Gardens
531 S College Avenue, Newark

Cost: $15
Credits: 1 Pest., 1 CNP
Learn to identify several common landscape weeds found in turf and flower beds during the spring. We will also discuss management. Meet at the entrance to Fischer Greenhouse.  Instructors: Brian Kunkel and Susan Barton

Register with Carrie Murphy (302) 831-2506 or cjmurphy@udel.edu.

Disease and Insect Identification Workshop
July 13, 4-6 pm
Townsend Hall, 531 S College Avenue, Newark, Room 012 Townsend Hall

Cost: $15
Credits: 2 Pest., 2 ISA,1 CNP
Learn what signs and symptoms the Extension Specialists use to identify pests and diseases! Tips and techniques will be shared. Fresh and preserved specimens will be available to look at using hand lenses and microscopes. Instructors: Nancy Gregory and Brian Kunkel

Register with Carrie Murphy (302) 831-2506 or cjmurphy@udel.edu.

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