Plant Management

Planting Procedures for Seeds and Transplants D. Container Grown Plants V. Watering Considerations A. Variables That Affect Plant Water Requirements G. Interfaces -The Idaho Master VII. Landscape Water Requirements 6 F. Containers 7 Further Reading 7 II. The Composting Process 2 C. Factors Affecting the Composting Process 4 B. Bins and Ventilated Containers 7 VI. Other Insect-Like Creatures 9 A. Spider Mites, Spiders, Ticks, and Scorpions Arachnida 9 D. Sowbugs and Pillbugs Crustacea 10 E....

Idaho Master Gardener Program Guidelines

University of Idaho Extension's Idaho Master Gardener Training Program Susan M. Bell, Extension Educator, Ada County, Boise The University of Idaho UI Extension's Idaho Master Gardener Program gives gardeners an opportunity not only to improve their horticultural knowledge and skills but also to serve their communities. Helping people grow is the motto of the program. University of Idaho Extension UI Extension conducts the Idaho Master Gardener Program through participating county offices in...

Position Description

Purpose of the Idaho Master Gardener Program To extend horticultural education through trained and certified volunteers. Brief Description of Idaho Master Gardener Responsibilities Volunteers answer questions in person and over the telephone about vegetable gardening, fruit trees, ornamentals, lawns, insects, and other related home horticultural topics. They also assist with public horticultural projects in the community. Volunteers may assist in the preparation of home horticulture classes....

Plant Disease Diagnosis and Management contd

Diseases Caused by Abiotic Nonliving, Nonparasitic, or A. High or Low Temperatures 6 B. High or Low Soil Moisture 6 C. High or Low Light Intensity 6 D. Lack Aeration or Low Oxygen Supply 6 F. Nutrient Deficiencies 7 H. Unfavorable Soil pH 7 I. Pesticide Toxicity 7 J. Improper Cultural Practices 7 V. Diagnosing Plant Disease Problems 7 A. Why Is Diagnosis Important 7 VI. Principles of Plant Disease Control 9 A. Exclusion of the Pathogen 9 C. Use of Disease-Resistant Cultivars 10 D. Chemical...

Turfgrass Establishment and Management

Introduction to Turfgrass Culture 2 A. Preplant Weed Control 4 B. Grading and Surface Preparation 4 D. Installing the Sprinkler System 4 IV. Choosing a Turfgrass 4 B. Warm Season Grasses 6 V. Establishing the Lawn 7 C. Vegetative Planting 11 VI. Maintenance of Established Turf 12 H. Top-dressing 17 I. Weed Control on Established A. Define Your Goals and Objectives 2 II. Soils and Water Considerations 2 B. Water Status Definitions 2 D. Soil Structure Aggregate Size 2 F. Overcoming Drainage...

J A Robbins and S M Bell

Types Dispersal Fruits

JoAnn Robbins, Extension Educator, Jerome County Susan M. Bell, Extension Educator, Ada County Plant science embraces several plant-related sciences Agriculture is the study of plants in relation to field crop production. Agronomy is the science of crop management and includes the study of soils. Horticulture is the science of growing fruits, vegetables, flowers, and other ornamental plants. Botany is the science that studies all phases of plant life and growth. A thorough understanding of...

Basics

Composting at Home CIS 1066 3.00 Fertilizing Gardens CIS Fertilizing Landscape Trees CIS 1068 1.00 Fertilizing with Manure PNW 533 2.00 Homeowner's Guide to Fruit Tree Fertilization CIS Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide Blueberries, Raspberries, Strawberries Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide Northern Idaho Lawns CIS 911 1.00 Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide Southern Idaho Lawns CIS 846 1.00 Using Bark and Sawdust for Mulches, Soil Amendments, and Potting Mixes CIS Conduct Your Own Garden Research...