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Assignments

MG Handbook link:

Class 1, Sept. 28, 2018

Handbook Chapters and Other Pertinent Publications

  • MG Chapter 1: Introduction and Policies
  • MG Chapter 3: Roots (pages 7-10)
  • MG Chapter 8: Backyard Composting

Other suggested reading (optional)

Homework Assignment

Class 2, Oct. 12, 2018

Handbook Chapters and Other Pertinent Publications

  • MG Chapter 5: Soils and Fertilizers
  • MG Chapter 14: Weeds

Other suggested reading (optional)

Homework Assignment

Class 3, Oct. 26, 2018

Handbook Chapters and Other Pertinent Publications

  • MG Chapter 5: Soils and Fertilization
  • MG Chapter 15: Turfgrass
  • MG Chapter 18: Woody Landscape Plants (pages 6-8)

Other suggested reading (optional):

Homework Assignment

Class 4, Nov. 9, 2018

Handbook Chapters and Other Pertinent Publications

  • MG Chapter 3: Basic Botany (pages 7-10)
  • MG Chapter 18: Woody Landscape Plants (pages 8-24)
  • MG Chapter 6: Horticultural Equipment Management

Other suggested reading (optional):

Homework Assignment

Class 5, Nov. 30, 2018

Handbook Chapters and Other Pertinent Publications

  • MG Chapter 18 Woody Landscape Plants (pages 8-24)

Other suggested reading (optional):

Homework Assignment

Class 6, Dec. 7, 2018

Handbook Chapters and Other Pertinent Publications

  • MG Chapter 18 Woody Landscape Plants (pages 8-24)
  • MG Chapter 3 Basic Botany (pages 7-9)

Other suggested reading (optional):

Homework Assignment

Class 7, Dec. 21, 2018

Handbook Chapters and Other Pertinent Publications

  • MG Chapter 3 Basic Botany (pages 10-11)

Other suggested reading (optional):

Homework Assignment:

Class 8, Jan. 4, 2019

Handbook Chapters and Other Pertinent Publications

  • MG Chapter 23 Small Fruit

Other suggested reading (optional):

Homework Assignment:

Class 9, Jan. 18, 2019

Handbook Chapters and Other Pertinent Publications:

  • MG Chapter 10 Basic Entomology
  • MG Chapter 11 Insect Management

Other suggested reading (optional):

Homework Assignment:

Class 10, Feb. 1, 2019
ATTENTION: MG CLASSES WILL BE EVERY FRIDAY FROM FEB 15, 22, TO MARCH 1

Handbook Chapters and Other Pertinent Publications:

  • MG Chapter 22 Fruit Trees
  • MG Chapter 3 Basic Botany (pages 2-4)

Other suggested reading (optional):

Homework Assignment:

Class 11, Feb. 15, 2019

Handbook Chapters and Other Pertinent Publications:

  • MG Chapter 20 Principles of Vegetable Culture
  • MG Chapter 21 Vegetables
  • MG Chapter 4 Plant Propagation (pages 2-8)
  • MG Chapter 3 Basic Botany (pages 12-14)

Other suggested reading (optional):

Homework Assignment:

What to bring to next class: 

  • Seeds to share
  • Small paring knife
  • 5-6 small sandwich bags for cuttings
  • Any overgrown houseplants to take cuttings from

Class 12, Feb. 22, 2019

Handbook Chapters and Other Pertinent Publications:

  • MG Chapter 24 Houseplants and Home Greenhouses
  • MG Chapter 4 Plant Propagation

Other suggested reading (optional):

Homework Assignment:

Class 13, March 1, 2019

Handbook Chapters and Other Pertinent Publications

  • MG Chapter 20 Principles of Vegetable Culture
  • MG Chapter 21 Vegetables
  • MG Chapter 7 Plant Management

Other suggested reading (optional):

Homework Assignment:

Class 14, March 15, 2019

Handbook Chapters and Other Pertinent Publications

  • MG Chapter 16 Landscaping
  • MG Chapter 17 Landscape Plants
  • MG Chapter 19 Herbaceous Ornamentals

Other suggested reading (optional):

Homework Assignment:

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