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Consumer/Home Gardeners in Vermont who take this course will learn a wide range of subject matter including backyard vegetable gardening, perennials and annuals, soil fertility, and tree care. Students learn from UVM Extension and the horticulture industry
experts about landscape and botany basics, pest and plant disease control, rain gardens, sustainable landscape practices, and other topics geared to help you become a more informed gardener.
UVM Extension Master Gardener- Out of State
Includes fourteen modules, and thirteen live online Q&A sessions with instructors, an online course guide, and additional course materials.
The fee for this course is $550. To purchase and enroll in this course, click the following button. Please sign up here if you do not live in Vermont
Please keep in mind that registration for Tracks 1 and 2 is now closed the only option is Track 3-self paced with access to the material until July 31st, 2021
For more information, contact: Beret Halverson at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Teacher: Beret Halverson
This training course offers an in-depth study of backyard composting. UVM Master Gardeners and others interested in home, school, and community composting who take this course will learn about the many different ways to turn food scraps and yard trimmings into compost for healthier, nutrient-rich soil.
Please note that the registration is currently only open for Track 3 (self-paced) students, and access to the course ends on December 31. If you would like more time to complete the course you can enroll next August and have until December to complete the course.
- Coordinator: Beret Halverson
- Teacher: Beret Halverson
Managing Pests While Protecting Pollinators
This approximately 2 hour course is presented in six modules and additional readings that provide a review for commercial growers of pollination, pollinator species, threats to pollinators, pest management overview & terminology, pesticide products overview, application practices to protect pollinators, and communication with the public. The modules are followed by a quiz that must be completed to receive credit. The modules may be viewed at your own pace. Once enrolled, you will have one year to complete the review.
- This course is for anyone holding a Vermont* pesticide applicator license: nursery employees, landscapers, farmers, agricultural employers (WPS compliance), garden center employees, pest control operators, government or municipal employees, university employees, etc.
- Upon completion, a certificate will be granted to receive one (1) recertification credit. Please save your certificate as record of your attendance in this approved recertification course. If requested, submit along with your renewal paperwork to your state certifying agency. Course participation records will be submitted annually to the Vermont Agency of Agriculture and other state certifying agencies.
- A non-credit, homeowner alternative to this course is available: Creating Pollinator Friendly Landscapes
from UVM Extension Master Gardener.
Requires a pdf reader such as Adobe Acrobat.
For more information please contact Sarah Kingsley-Richards at email@example.com.
Presented by University of Vermont Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program. [Published 2020]
*NOTE: Anyone using this course for other state pesticide applicator certification may also use this course for credit *ONLY* if their local state certifying agency has approved this course. Current states accepting reciprocal credits are: ME, NH, MA, CT, RI. Please check with your state certifying agency for confirmation and instruction on submitting proof of course completion for credit.
The fee for this course is $30. To purchase and enroll in it, click the following button: