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Marion County MG Class Resources

Welcome participants to the Fall 2013 Marion County Master Gardener classes! The Purdue Extension-Marion County office is located in the northwest corner of the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis. A map with directions to our office is available. Parking is free for Master Gardener class participants.

In case of inclement weather, please call (317) 275-9290, to determine if class will be held as scheduled. Class cancellations will also be posted on this web page under Special Announcements.

Special Announcements: None 


Marion County Master Gardener Class 2013-1

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00-4:00pm 2013-1 Schedule
September 17 - November 21, 2013 (November 26 is a snow day)
Purdue Extension-Marion County Classroom
1202 E. 38th Street,  Discovery Hall, Suite 201, Indianapolis, IN 46205

Marion County Master Gardener Class 2013-2

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00-9:00pm 2013-2 Schedule
September 17 - November 21, 2013 (November 26 is a snow day)
Purdue Extension-Marion County Classroom
1202 E. 38th Street, Discovery Hall, Suite 201, Indianapolis, IN 46205


Master Gardener Class Assignments and Resources

References for each chapter of the 2013 Purdue Master Gardener Manual are found here:

MG Links

For information on specific class assignments and resources, click on the class session number below.

Many of the Marion County resources provided below require the class password to open the documents. Your instructor, Steve Mayer, Extension Educator-Horticulture, Purdue Extension-Marion County, will provide that password during class.

Session 1 - Orientation & Plant Science

Session 2 - Soils & Fertilizers

Session 3 - Pest Management and Insect Identification & Control

Session 4 - Plant Problem Diagnosis and Disease Identification & Control

Session 5 - Animal Damage Management and Weed Identification & Control

Session 6 - Pesticide Use & Safety

Session 7 - Vegetable Gardening

Session 8 - Home Landscape Design

Session 9 - Plant Selection and Trees & Shrubs

Session 10 - Landscape Maintenance

Session 11 - Home Lawns

Session 12 - Pruning Trees & Shrubs

Session 13 - House Plants

Session 14 - Volunteer Opportunities

Session 15 - Fruit Gardening

Session 16 - Annual & Perennial Flowers

Session 17 - Ground Covers, Flowering Bulbs, & Ornamental Grasses

Session 18 - Final Exam

Glossaries

 PlantFacts Glossary, Ohio State University

Glossary of Gardening Related Terms, Ohio State University (NO LONGER ONLINE)

 Additional Topics

Plant Propagation

Supplemental Reading and Resources

Plant Propagation, Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual

Home Propagation of Garden and Landscape Plants, University of Missouri

Home Propagation of Houseplants, University of Missouri

Woody Plant Seed Manual, USDA Forest Service

Plant Propagation CD-ROM (at home training opportunity), Purdue University

Weather and Climate

Supplemental Reading and Resources

Weather and Climate Links, Compiled by Steve Mayer