- Designed For
- Professionals and hobbyist gardeners interested in learning sustainable practices at their own pace.
- Late Summer 2017
- Online | Self-paced
- 4-6 hours
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This series of short courses is excerpted from OSU’s Master Gardener online course, allowing you to study specific fundamentals of gardening. In Integrated Pest Management, you will study the theory, principles and practices of pest management. You will also learn to diagnose pest problems and choose the most appropriate method of control, with emphasis on least-hazardous approaches.
- Basic Botany
- Soils and Compost
- Vegetable Gardening
- Introduction to Entomology
- Plant Pathology
- Pesticide Safety
- Integrated Pest Management
- Herbaceous Ornamental Plants
- Sustainable Landscape Design
- Sustainable Landscape Maintenance
Please note: Taking all eight self-paced courses will not allow you to receive a Certificate of Home Horticulture, become an OSU Master Gardener or earn a digital badge. These courses are entirely self-paced and are not taught by an instructor.
What You'll Learn
- Theory, principles and practice of pest management
- How to diagnose pest problems and select an appropriate control method
Gail Langellotto works with the Oregon State University Master Gardener program, state and local agencies, nonprofits and other non-governmental organizations. She helps to develop a better research-based understanding of how to design and sustainably manage gardens and parks to maximize ecosystem services. Her OSU Extension Service and outreach efforts are focused on communicating research-backed management practices to home gardeners and commercial landscapers.
Signe Danler is a veteran Master Gardener and landscape designer with a Masters of Ag degree in Horticulture. With the OSU Extension Service Master Gardener Program, she uses her experience and training in gardening, urban forestry and ecological landscaping to communicate about and promote sustainable gardening and landscaping practices.