Continuing Education

Dane County UWEX Approved Resources for Master Gardener Continuing Education (CE)

PUBLIC TV

Victory Garden:   Television’s longest-running gardening program inspires viewers to get their hands dirty.

P. Allen Smith Garden Home: Half-hour show with P. Allen Smith. WHA 21.1/HD   Saturdays, 10am   .5 hr CE

HGTV

Gardening by the Yard:   Host MG Paul Jones gives advice re gardening basics.    HGTV channel

PUBLIC RADIO

Garden Talk:   Larry Meiller’s weekly show features guests from UWEX  and elsewhere answering phoned-in and emailed-in questions from people around the country.   Fridays, 11am-12:30pm 1.5 hrs CE repeats first hour on Saturday am at 7 (only 1 hour CE for these). Go to http://www.wpr.org/programs/garden-talk for archived programs.

MAGAZINES

Horticulture magazine, Garden Gate magazine, Wisconsin Gardening magazine.   cover to cover = .5 hr  CE

UWEX, UW,  WPT Archives and MAMGA

UWEX Brown Bag Podcasts:   Access these programs at http://fyi.uwex.edu/brownbag/.   1 hr CE

UWEX Urban Horticulture Update Podcasts:   Access these teleconference reports and Q&A with UWEX specialists and

UWEX county agents at http://fyi.uwex.edu/brownbag/.   1 hr CE

Dane County UWEX Winter Seminar Series:   each 3-hour session = 3 hrs CE

Dane County “Garden Basics and Beyond Course”  https://dane.uwex.edu/2014/12/23/5195/

Dane County UWEX horticulture programs:   each hour of programming = 1 hr CE 

Dane County UWEX Plant Health Advisor Training:   6 hrs CE

UWEX MG Level 2 Training:   Visit http://wimastergardener.org/?q=Level2  for details; each hour of program corresponds to 1 hr CE.

West Madison Agricultural Research Station horticulture programs:   Access information at

http://www.cals.wisc.edu/westmad/garden/index.html

Wisconsin Gardener at WPT Archives:   Host MG Shelley Ryan visits garden sites and interviews gardening experts around the state. http://wpt.org/Wisconsin-Gardener/Topics

MAMGA Annual Meeting:   1 hr CE

MAMGA educational programs (NOT garden tours, luncheons, or bus trips):   each hour of program = 1 hr CE

WIMGA Annual Conference:   each hour of educational programming = 1 hr CE

 

PRESENTATIONS (NOT craft- or exercise- oriented programs) AT

Olbrich Botanical Gardens.    http://www.olbrich.org/

GARDEN EXPO.    http://www.wigardenexpo.com/

Community Groundworks classes.    http://www.troygardens.org/

Fitchburg Fields classes.    http://www.fitchburgfields.org/main/

UW Arboretum classes.    http://uwarboretum.org/

Allen Centennial Gardens.   http://www.allencentennialgardens.org/

Rotary Gardens (Janesville).    http://rotarybotanicalgardens.org/

 

PRESENTATIONS BY PLANT SOCIETIES (membership may be required to attend)

Madison Herb Society.    http://www.madisonherbsociety.org/

Wisconsin Hosta Society.     http://wihostasociety.org/

Wisconsin Hardy Plant Society (WHPS).     http://wisconsinhardyplantsociety.com/

The Wisconsin Daylily Society.    http://www.wisdaylilysoc.org/

Madison Area Iris Society (MAIS).     http://www.madisoniris.org/

Rock Garden Society (WI-IL chapter).     www.wiilrock.org/