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Gardening Education Series 2021

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Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Time: 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Location: online
Description: The virtual evening education series will take place from February 3rd through May 12th. This series will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about horticulture and plant identification.

The 2021 program is available both to home gardeners and landscape professionals. Courses cover the following topics: botany, soils, plant nutrition and fertilizers, composting, entomology, plant pathology and diagnostics, woody ornamentals and trees, conifers and broadleaf evergreens, pruning, herbaceous plants, turf and weed management, growing tree and small fruits, vegetables, integrated pest management, storm water management on home grounds, animal damage and wildlife control, pesticide safety and use, and common diseases and pests in home gardens.

The program consists of 15 online sessions delivered by content specialists and 5 prerecorded webinars, plus additional elective content. Virtual classroom instruction will run February 3rd – May 12th, Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm. Additional weekly open classroom discussions will be scheduled and run by the Program Coordinator to enable review and discussion of content at a local, smaller group level.

The cost for the Rutgers Gardening Education Series is $200 and registration is due by January 22, 2021. To register for the upcoming educational series or for more information, please contact Jen Sawyer, ANR County Program Associate for Commercial Agriculture, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County by email at
For more information about Rutgers Cooperative Extension in Cape May County, please call 609-465-5115, ext. 3653, visit our website at or follow us on Facebook at @CMCRUTGERSEXT.
Cost: $200
Sponsor(s): Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County
Contact: Jen Sawyer, 609-465-5115, ext. 3653
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