Master Gardener Volunteers of Clay County 2019 Course Schedule

— Written By Kelli Miller
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Location for all 2019 classes except February 15:

Clay County Community Services Building
25 Riverside Circle, Suite 2
Hayesville, NC 28904

All classes will start at 9 a.m. sharp and end at 1 p.m. 

Friday, February 15
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Moss Memorial Library (26 Anderson St) Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Orientation/Volunteer Readiness

Wednesday, February 20
9 to 11 a.m. – Hand out books/Group building activity

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Master Gardener Volunteer Luncheon and Introductions

Monday, February 25
9 to 11 a.m. – N.C. Cooperative Extension, Clay County Center Personnel Update,

Julie Lyvers – 4-H Agent
Teresa Goley – Family and Consumer Sciences Agent
Kelli Miller – Administrative Assistant

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Visit Master Gardener Volunteer Projects

Craig Wininger and Dianne Olansky

Thursday, February 28
9 to 11 a.m. Intro to Plant Science/Soil Types & Analysis

Craig Wininger

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Proper Plant: Selection/Maintenance & Home Propagation

Dena Westbooks

Tuesday, March 5
9 a.m.–1 p.m. – Fruits & Vegetables:Pathology, Entomology, Maintenance & Selection

Craig Mauney – N.C. Cooperative Extension Area Specialized Agent Commercial Vegetables & Fruits

Friday, March 8
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Hands-on Propagation Workshop

Karen Taylor – Greenhouse Owner Robbinsville, NC

Tuesday, March 12
9 to 10 a.m. – Composting/Invasive Plants

Susan Patterson – Master Gardener Volunteer of Clay County

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Invasive Exotics/Water Quality/Native Riparian Buffers

Tony Ward – Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition Restoration Coordinator

Thursday, March 14

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Organic Gardening

Christina Newhouse – Agriculture & High Tunnel Specialist

Wednesday, March 20 – TBA

Friday, March 22

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Mid-term exam

Tuesday, April 2

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Integrated Pest Management

Kathy Smith – Master Gardener Volunteer of Clay County

Thursday, April 4
9 to 11 a.m. – Tree Selection/Pruning Techniques/Forestry

Bob Ray – NC Forestry Service Clay County Ranger

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Native Plants

Randy Collins – N.C. Cooperative Extension in Graham County Director

Tuesday, April 9 – Bring laptops/tablets if available
9 to 11 a.m. – Navigating NC State University Garden/Important Resources for EMGVS

Charlotte Glen – NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator

11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Master Gardener Volunteer Upcoming Events

Dena Westbrooks – Master Gardener Volunteer of Clay County

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Navigating other NC State University Horticulture portals, Leadership, Communications, Basic office procedures and use of various media to make broader impacts outside of the community.

Craig Wininger

Thursday, April 11
9 to 11 a.m. – Turf Management Selection

Danny Keith – Clay County Master Gardener

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Pesticide Safety

Craig Wininger

Wednesday, April 17 – Makeup Day for any missed classes due to weather

Tuesday, April 23
9 to 11 a.m. – Herbaceous Ornamentals

Inga Meadows – NC State Extension Associate, Vegetable & Herbaceous Ornamental Pathology

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Woody Ornamentals

Alan Durden – N.C. Cooperative Extension in Macon County Director

Thursday, April 25
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Hummingbird Presentation

Carolyn Krueger – Master Gardener Volunteer of Clay County
Wildflowers – Steve Banakas

Monday, April 29
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Final Exam

Inclement Weather Policy: If the weather becomes questionable due to snow, ice or other hazardous driving conditions, we will follow the Clay County school closing announcement. If school is canceled due to inclement weather, we will not have class that day. There will be class if school is just delayed. You can find school closing information on tv, radio, or sign up for text messaging. You can also call WKRK radio station at 828-835-3200.