Education

Education

Programs are available for garden club members and anyone wanting to further their learning.


Workshops

Workshops are offered by different organizations.

Click on Event Title to see online entry and map

Education

Check Your Crevices/Ticks (UK Horticulture)

~Contact: | SysAdmin
~What: Education
~Where: ,
. ~Online: Zoom Registration
~When: Wed 30 Sep 2020 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The UK Extension Service offers a horticulture webinar each Wednesday, 1:00pm Central Time.

There’s a new subject each week.

  • September 23: Basic Bulbs: Plant Now for Spring Color – Sharon Flynt
  • September 30: Check Your Crevices/Ticks – Dr. Jonathan Larson
  • October 7: How to Start a Community Garden – Bethany Pratt
  • October 14: Home-Based Hydroponics – Stephen Lewis
  • October 21: Growing Shiitake Mushrooms – Faye Kuosman
  • October 28: Fall Floral Arrangement Demonstration – Andrea Stith
  • November 4: Mushrooms – Dr. Ellen Crocker
  • November 11: Vegetable Garden Cleanup – Dr. Emily Pfeufer
  • November 18: Enjoying Holiday Plants – Annette Heisdorffer, (Last Training of the Year)

For past topics, please visit https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/

REGISTRATION https:uky.zoom.us/j/566301042.

The free webinar is limited to 300. If time remains at the end of the program, you may ask questions. For more information, call your local Extension Office.

Education

How to Start a Community Garden (UK Horticulture)

~Contact: | SysAdmin
~What: Education
~Where: ,
. ~Online: Zoom Registration
~When: Wed 7 Oct 2020 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The UK Extension Service offers a horticulture webinar each Wednesday, 1:00pm Central Time.

There’s a new subject each week.

  • September 23: Basic Bulbs: Plant Now for Spring Color – Sharon Flynt
  • September 30: Check Your Crevices/Ticks – Dr. Jonathan Larson
  • October 7: How to Start a Community Garden – Bethany Pratt
  • October 14: Home-Based Hydroponics – Stephen Lewis
  • October 21: Growing Shiitake Mushrooms – Faye Kuosman
  • October 28: Fall Floral Arrangement Demonstration – Andrea Stith
  • November 4: Mushrooms – Dr. Ellen Crocker
  • November 11: Vegetable Garden Cleanup – Dr. Emily Pfeufer
  • November 18: Enjoying Holiday Plants – Annette Heisdorffer, (Last Training of the Year)

For past topics, please visit https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/

REGISTRATION https:uky.zoom.us/j/566301042.

The free webinar is limited to 300. If time remains at the end of the program, you may ask questions. For more information, call your local Extension Office.

Education

Southeastern Grasslands - Dr. Dwayne Estes

~Contact: SoKY Wild Ones 301-247-3503 soky.wildones@gmail.com | GCKY Info
~What: Education
~Where: ,
. ~Online: Zoom Meeting
~When: Thu 8 Oct 2020 (6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Central Time)

Dr. Dwayne Estes was scheduled to be the speaker at the Dogwood District Meeting in 2020. That meeting has been cancelled, but you can still hear Dr. Estes speak by joining the Southern Kentucky Wild Ones Chapter for their meeting on Tuesday, 8 October, via Zoom.  The Zoom Meeting opens at 6:30 (Central time) and the presentation starts at 7pm.

Zoom Meeting ID: 88024287059, Password: pennyrile

If the Zoom meeting is full, the event will be streamed live on their Facebook Page.

Education

Home-Based Hydroponics (UK Horticulture)

~Contact: | SysAdmin
~What: Education
~Where: ,
. ~Online: Zoom Registration
~When: Wed 14 Oct 2020 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The UK Extension Service offers a horticulture webinar each Wednesday, 1:00pm Central Time.

There’s a new subject each week.

  • September 23: Basic Bulbs: Plant Now for Spring Color – Sharon Flynt
  • September 30: Check Your Crevices/Ticks – Dr. Jonathan Larson
  • October 7: How to Start a Community Garden – Bethany Pratt
  • October 14: Home-Based Hydroponics – Stephen Lewis
  • October 21: Growing Shiitake Mushrooms – Faye Kuosman
  • October 28: Fall Floral Arrangement Demonstration – Andrea Stith
  • November 4: Mushrooms – Dr. Ellen Crocker
  • November 11: Vegetable Garden Cleanup – Dr. Emily Pfeufer
  • November 18: Enjoying Holiday Plants – Annette Heisdorffer, (Last Training of the Year)

For past topics, please visit https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/

REGISTRATION https:uky.zoom.us/j/566301042.

The free webinar is limited to 300. If time remains at the end of the program, you may ask questions. For more information, call your local Extension Office.

Education

UK Horticulture Webinar Wednesday

~Contact: | SysAdmin
~What: Education
~Where: ,
. ~Online: Zoom Registration
~When: Wed 21 Oct 2020 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The UK Extension Service offers a horticulture webinar each Wednesday, 1:00pm Central Time.

There’s a new subject each week.

  • September 23: Basic Bulbs: Plant Now for Spring Color – Sharon Flynt
  • September 30: Check Your Crevices/Ticks – Dr. Jonathan Larson
  • October 7: How to Start a Community Garden – Bethany Pratt
  • October 14: Home-Based Hydroponics – Stephen Lewis
  • October 21: Growing Shiitake Mushrooms – Faye Kuosman
  • October 28: Fall Floral Arrangement Demonstration – Andrea Stith
  • November 4: Mushrooms – Dr. Ellen Crocker
  • November 11: Vegetable Garden Cleanup – Dr. Emily Pfeufer
  • November 18: Enjoying Holiday Plants – Annette Heisdorffer, (Last Training of the Year)

For past topics, please visit https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/

REGISTRATION https:uky.zoom.us/j/566301042.

The free webinar is limited to 300. If time remains at the end of the program, you may ask questions. For more information, call your local Extension Office.

Education

UK Horticulture Webinar Wednesday

~Contact: | SysAdmin
~What: Education
~Where: ,
. ~Online: Zoom Registration
~When: Wed 28 Oct 2020 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The UK Extension Service offers a horticulture webinar each Wednesday, 1:00pm Central Time.

There’s a new subject each week.

  • September 23: Basic Bulbs: Plant Now for Spring Color – Sharon Flynt
  • September 30: Check Your Crevices/Ticks – Dr. Jonathan Larson
  • October 7: How to Start a Community Garden – Bethany Pratt
  • October 14: Home-Based Hydroponics – Stephen Lewis
  • October 21: Growing Shiitake Mushrooms – Faye Kuosman
  • October 28: Fall Floral Arrangement Demonstration – Andrea Stith
  • November 4: Mushrooms – Dr. Ellen Crocker
  • November 11: Vegetable Garden Cleanup – Dr. Emily Pfeufer
  • November 18: Enjoying Holiday Plants – Annette Heisdorffer, (Last Training of the Year)

For past topics, please visit https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/

REGISTRATION https:uky.zoom.us/j/566301042.

The free webinar is limited to 300. If time remains at the end of the program, you may ask questions. For more information, call your local Extension Office.

Education

UK Horticulture Webinar Wednesday

~Contact: | SysAdmin
~What: Education
~Where: ,
. ~Online: Zoom Registration
~When: Wed 4 Nov 2020 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The UK Extension Service offers a horticulture webinar each Wednesday, 1:00pm Central Time.

There’s a new subject each week.

  • September 23: Basic Bulbs: Plant Now for Spring Color – Sharon Flynt
  • September 30: Check Your Crevices/Ticks – Dr. Jonathan Larson
  • October 7: How to Start a Community Garden – Bethany Pratt
  • October 14: Home-Based Hydroponics – Stephen Lewis
  • October 21: Growing Shiitake Mushrooms – Faye Kuosman
  • October 28: Fall Floral Arrangement Demonstration – Andrea Stith
  • November 4: Mushrooms – Dr. Ellen Crocker
  • November 11: Vegetable Garden Cleanup – Dr. Emily Pfeufer
  • November 18: Enjoying Holiday Plants – Annette Heisdorffer, (Last Training of the Year)

For past topics, please visit https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/

REGISTRATION https:uky.zoom.us/j/566301042.

The free webinar is limited to 300. If time remains at the end of the program, you may ask questions. For more information, call your local Extension Office.

Education

UK Horticulture Webinar Wednesday

~Contact: | SysAdmin
~What: Education
~Where: ,
. ~Online: Zoom Registration
~When: Wed 11 Nov 2020 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The UK Extension Service offers a horticulture webinar each Wednesday, 1:00pm Central Time.

There’s a new subject each week.

  • September 23: Basic Bulbs: Plant Now for Spring Color – Sharon Flynt
  • September 30: Check Your Crevices/Ticks – Dr. Jonathan Larson
  • October 7: How to Start a Community Garden – Bethany Pratt
  • October 14: Home-Based Hydroponics – Stephen Lewis
  • October 21: Growing Shiitake Mushrooms – Faye Kuosman
  • October 28: Fall Floral Arrangement Demonstration – Andrea Stith
  • November 4: Mushrooms – Dr. Ellen Crocker
  • November 11: Vegetable Garden Cleanup – Dr. Emily Pfeufer
  • November 18: Enjoying Holiday Plants – Annette Heisdorffer, (Last Training of the Year)

For past topics, please visit https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/

REGISTRATION https:uky.zoom.us/j/566301042.

The free webinar is limited to 300. If time remains at the end of the program, you may ask questions. For more information, call your local Extension Office.

Education

UK Horticulture Webinar Wednesday

~Contact: | SysAdmin
~What: Education
~Where: ,
. ~Online: Zoom Registration
~When: Wed 18 Nov 2020 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The UK Extension Service offers a horticulture webinar each Wednesday, 1:00pm Central Time.

There’s a new subject each week.

  • September 23: Basic Bulbs: Plant Now for Spring Color – Sharon Flynt
  • September 30: Check Your Crevices/Ticks – Dr. Jonathan Larson
  • October 7: How to Start a Community Garden – Bethany Pratt
  • October 14: Home-Based Hydroponics – Stephen Lewis
  • October 21: Growing Shiitake Mushrooms – Faye Kuosman
  • October 28: Fall Floral Arrangement Demonstration – Andrea Stith
  • November 4: Mushrooms – Dr. Ellen Crocker
  • November 11: Vegetable Garden Cleanup – Dr. Emily Pfeufer
  • November 18: Enjoying Holiday Plants – Annette Heisdorffer, (Last Training of the Year)

For past topics, please visit https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/

REGISTRATION https:uky.zoom.us/j/566301042.

The free webinar is limited to 300. If time remains at the end of the program, you may ask questions. For more information, call your local Extension Office.


Environmental Study Schools

Environmental Studies Consultant PinNational Garden Clubs, Inc. offers courses in environmental studies that make it possible to become literate and knowledgeable on issues pertaining to the environment. Each of four courses is composed of eleven one-hour learning units, beginning with an introduction to Environmental Studies then focusing on Air, Land and Water. The units are taught by qualified instructors. Anyone may attend for personal growth or for credit.
KY Chairman: Kay Fisher, 859-278-5875

Please contact us for upcoming events

See the NGC Website for more information and more schools


Flower Show Schools

The Flower Show Schools program provides the educational opportunity for all National Garden Clubs, Inc members to attend classes devoted to the study of horticulture, floral design and flower show procedures, with emphasis in informed and objective judging. This is the avenue by which members may, upon the successful completion of a school series, become National Garden Clubs Accredited Flower Show Judges. Advance courses are also provided in the form of symposiums in order for Accredited Judges to maintain their good standing and advance their judging levels.
KY Chairman: Sue Kirkman or 502-229-5976.

Click on Event Title to see online entry and map

NGC Flower Show School

Flower Show School IV

~Contact: Carol Ullerich 270-564-7592 kentina@copper.net | Flower Show Judges Council
~What: NGC Flower Show School
~When: Thu 19 Nov 2020 – Fri 20 Nov 2020 (All Day Eastern Time)

In Frankfort, location TBA
Design Instructor: Janice Hamlin, Design Type- various and detailed.
Horticulture Instructor: David Robson, specimens: Orchids and Holly

You do not need to become a Judge in order to take any/all of these courses.
Courses III and IV may be counted as a Refresher for judges for needed.
270-564-7592 kentina@copper.net Carol Ullerich

See the NGC Website for more information and more schools


Gardening Study Schools

For anyone who loves plants and gardening and wants to keep up with the latest trends and techniques, the Gardening Study Schools are for you. This is a program coordinated by National Garden Clubs. The specific curriculum covers: Basic Botany, Soils, Plant Propagation, Plant Diseases and Pests, Container Gardening, Plant Classification, Identification, Pruning, Growing Fruits and Vegetables, and Growing Under Lights. This course will not only stimulate the beginning gardener, but will also challenge the advanced gardener.
KY Chairman: Jo Jean Scott, or 270-781-2089

Please contact us for upcoming events

See the NGC Website for more information and more schools


Landscape Design Schools

The purpose of Landscape Design School is to educate club members in the science of proper landscape design procedures and to serve as guardians and critics of our outdoor beauty with a greater appreciation of the environment, both natural and man-made. The diversity of the courses curriculum from history of landscape design to that of contemporary landscape architecture appeals to a broad range of interest.
KY Chairman: Jim Mullen, 270-350-5566

Please contact us for upcoming events

Most schools are for a period of two days with an exam on the third day. For more information on schools and where they are being held contact:  National Garden Club, Inc. by calling 314-776-7574 or send an e-mail.

See the NGC Website for more information and more schools