"Helping Others Grow"                                                                         

Morgan County Master Gardener Class 2015

WHO: Folks interested in taking an educational and informative session of classes on topics related to gardening and horticulture and willing to make an effort towards community service related to the classroom topics.

WHAT: A twelve part Master Gardener class series, meeting three hours per week, followed by 35 hours of community service related to gardening/horticulture within the next year or two.

WHEN: Thursday evenings, 6-9pm, September 3, 2015 December 17, 2014.

WHERE: Morgan Co. Admin. Bldg., 180 S. Main St., Martinsville, IN. 46151


WHY: Continuation of the long running and successful Purdue Master Gardener program allowing folks to learn and network on topics related to gardening/horticulture and providing community service involvement in Morgan and surrounding counties.

 COST:  $120.00 per individual or $145.00 per couple sharing materials. Cost includes all class materials of notebooks, handouts and text plus refreshments nightly. 

HOST: Amanda Dickson Purdue Extension Educator in Agriculture and Natural Resources. Classes will be taught by Amanda and other Extension Educators on topics such as Soils, Plant Science, Turf, Vegetables, Trees and Shrubs, Weeds and Pesticides, Nuisance Animals, etc.

Class sign-up begins immediately and your payment reserves your spot.  Class size is limited to 35. Check out our Morgan County Master Gardeners Association website for related information and a detailed class schedule when finalized.








September 3, 2015

Morgan Co Admin Bldg


Amanda Dickson,

Extension Educator

September 10, 2015

Morgan Co Admin Bldg

Soil & Plant Nutrition

Scott Gabbard,                      Extension Educator

September 17, 2015

Morgan Co Admin Bldg

Vegetables and Organic Practices

Cindy Vogel,                               Master Gardener

September 24, 2015

Morgan Co Admin Bldg

Insect Pest Management and Diagnosis

Larry Bledsoe, Indiana Cooperative Agriculture Pest Survey (CAPS) Coordinator

October 1, 2015

Morgan Co Admin Bldg

Home Lawns, Weed ID, and Floriculture

Jenna Nees,              

Extension Educator

October 8, 2015

Morgan Co Admin Bldg

Plant Problem Diagnosis and Control

Amanda Dickson,

Extension Educator

October 15, 2015

Morgan Co Admin Bldg

Wildlife Conflict Management

Tom Flatt,                            Master Gardener

October 22, 2015

Morgan Co Admin Bldg

Pesticide Safety

Fred Whitford, Coordinator Purdue Pesticide Program

November 5, 2015**

Morgan Co Admin Bldg

Indoor Plant and Herbaceous Ornamentals

Amanda Dickson,

Extension Educator

November 12, 2015

Morgan Co Admin Bldg

Plant Science

Rosalie Hine,

IU Professor of Botany

December 3, 2015**

Morgan Co Admin Bldg

Home Fruit Production

Local Orchard

December 10, 2015

Morgan Co Admin Bldg

Woody Ornamentals

Curt Emanuel,                      Extension Educator

December 17, 2015

Morgan Co Admin Bldg

Review, Exam, and dinner

Amanda Dickson, Extension Educator

*Dates have been skipped                                                      + Class topics and subject to change

Cost $125.00 per person/$150 per couple payable to the Morgan County Extension Office
Contact: Chris Parker, 342-1010 or


ANR = Agriculture and Natural Resources

SWCD = Soil and Water Conservation District

NRCS = Natural Resource Conservation Service

Morgan County Extension Office
180 South Main Street
Martinsville, IN 46151
(765) 342-1010