University of Maryland Extension

Maryland Lower Eastern Shore Master Gardener Class

Saturday, Sep. 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Wicomico County Extension Office, Centre Branch of Wicomico County Library
Univ of MD, UME Wico
28647 Old Quantico Rd
Salisbury, MD 21801
United States
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Ginny Rosenkranz

The Master Gardener Mission is to Educate Maryland residents about safe, effective and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens, landscapes and communities.  The Master Gardener Program provides about 40 hours of education from specialists in Botany, Composting, Diagnosing plant problems, Ecology, Entomology, Lawn Care, Native Plants, Pruning, Vegetable gardening and more.  The cost is $165.00 and includes a Master Gardener Manual, a flash drive with all the fact sheets available from the University of Maryland and the Home and Garden Information Center. 

The Master Gardener Program will start September 28, 2019 and continue until November 16, 2019.  All classes will be held at the Wicomico County Extension Office, Salisbury, MD, unless noted differently below.


September 28, 9:00am - NoonIntroduction to Master Gardener Volunteer Training, Ginny Rosenkranz, Extension Educator
September 28, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Plant Diseases, Dr. Dave Clement, Extension Specialist.  Location - Wicomico Library Branch at the Centre at Salisbury 

October 5, 9:00am - NoonGrowing Great Vegetables and the Romantic Rose, Beulah Bonneville, Master Gardener
October 5, 1:00 - 4:00pmBasic Botany and Ecology, Ginny Rosenkranz, Extension Educator.  Location - Wicomico Library Branch at the Centre at Salisbury 
October 12, 9:00am - NoonIntroduction to Soils and Water, Sarah Hirsch, Extension Specialist
October 19, 9:00am - NoonIntroduction to Insects, Emily Zobel, Extension Educator
October 26, 9:00 - NoonNative Plants and Seed Collection, Mikaela Boley, Master Gardener Coordinator, University of Maryland Extension
November 2, 9:00am - NoonHerbs Used in Alternative Healing, Henrietter den Oden, Master Herbalist, Habanera Farms
November 2, 1:00 - 4:00 pmLawns and the Chesapeake Bay, Gary Felton, Extension Specialist.  Location - Wicomico Library Branch at the Centre at Salisbury 
November 9, 9:00 - NoonWeeds, Invasive Plants, Ginny Rosenkranz, Extension Educator
November 16, 9:00am - NoonMaster Gardener Open Book Final Exam.  Location - Wicomico Library Branch at the Centre at Salisbury 

If you are interested in registering for the Master Gardener Training Program, please let me know by email at  The check for $165.00 should be made out to the Wicomico EAC and can be mailed to the Wicomico Extension Office, PO Box 1836, Salisbury, MD 21802 or brought in at the first class.

Ginny Rosenkranz
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