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WVMG Educational Opportunities
The West Virginia Master Gardener Association has a webpage with my links to gardening education that Master Gardeners can use.
Gardening Education Resources from WVMG
This link came to us from Dr. Mira Danilovich, State Extension Master Gardener Coordinator:
If you need more educational hours, listen to one of the webinars by visiting this link
You will be able to visit more than 14 acres of gardens and learn about:
The Michigan 4-H Children’s Garden
The Amien Carter Annual Garden
The Judith A. DeLapa Perennial Garden
The Clarence E. Lewis Landscape Arboretum
The VIP Garden (Vegetable and Insect Pollinators)
The Frank’s Nursery and Crafts Rose Garden
In the Garden with Ron Wilson
Gardener Ron Wilson broadcasts a radio show every Saturday and Sunday morning that provides great tips, interesting interviews and answers questions from callers with gardening questions.
Although Wilson's show reaches a nationwide audience, he broadcasts from Cincinnati so he is very knowledgeable about the climate and growing conditions in our part of the country.
Locally, you can hear In the Garden with Ron Wilson on WVHU (AM 800 and 1600) or listen online on the WVHU webpage or Ron Wilson's homepage.
In addition to being able to listen to his show online, he has a lot of great tips archived on his website and blog.
During these cold winter days we are all thinking about springtime. One of the best ways of directing our thoughts to gardening is to browse the seed catalogs. If you are like us, we always look forward to the arrival of the seed catalogs in our mailbox.
A great source of general and specialized garden catalogs can be found at gardenlist.com.
Online Gardening Education
CCMGA Treasurer, Greg Norris reports that many education opportunities are available from online resources. Some of these courses are free and others have a minimal cost. Some courses are also eligible for CEU credits.
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Mira, Danilovich, WVMG Coordinator, recommends webinars from the Webinar Portal for Natural Resources.
Publications from WVU Extension Office
A number of publications are available from the WVU Extension Office.