Master Gardener Webinars

Webinars provide a convenient and free professional development option for people who want to learn new strategies and tools without taking time off work and paying travel expenses. Each hour-long session will be recorded and available on our website to view whenever you'd like.

To Join the Webinar

Webinars are facilitated in Zoom. For help, see "Getting Started" on Please access the webinar at Click on "Join the meeting" and then put in the meeting number: 294369690.

Upcoming Webinars

All webinars start at 1 pm (EST) unless indicated otherwise.

  • March 28 – Palm Diseases with Brian Bahder UF/IFAS Assistant Professor Ft. Lauderdale REC
  • April 25 – Old Garden Roses, Matt Orwatt, UF/IFAS Extension Agent Washington County
  • May 23 – Desktop Diagnosis and IFAS Resources, Dr. Carrie Harmon UF/IFAS Director of the Plant Diagnostic Center
  • June 27 – Horticulture ID Contest: 200 Plants You Should Know, Mark Tancig UF/IFAS Extension Agent Leon County
  • July 25 – Your Landscape as an Ecosystem, Basil Iannone, UF/IFAS Assistant Professor
  • August 22 – The Shrimp Plant family: Amazing Acanthaceae, Marc Frank UF/IFAS Extension Botanist
  • September 26 – Horticulture Therapy, Leah Diehl, UF College of Medicine Horticulture Therapist
  • October 24 – Olives in Florida, Jennifer Kaufman, UF/IFAS Associate Scientist
  • November 21 – Invasive Plants, Leah Dieurance, UF/IFAS Extension Scientist
  • December 12 – Planting Trees and Arbor Day, Nickie Munroe, Extension agent

Next Webinar

March 28, 1pm 2019 » Palm Diseases

Brian BahderBrian Bahder, UF/IFAS Assistant Professor Ft. Lauderdale REC

Dr. Bahder specializes in insect vector ecology. His current research interests include the epidemiology of phytoplasmas infecting palms as well as other common tropical ornamental plants and their associated diseases and insect pests and developing management strategies to reduce economic losses.

Recent Webinars

February 28, 1pm 2019 » Citrus: History, Growing, and Moving Forward

Juanita PopenoeJuanita Popenoe, Multi-County Extension Agent

Juanita Popenoe is the Multi-County Commercial Fruit Production Agent IV. Although originally from south Florida, she obtained her PhD in horticulture from Washington State University in 1987. She has worked in New Zealand for the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research on kiwifruit and apple research, at West Virginia University as the small fruit extension specialist, and for UF/IFAS extension in Lake County since September 2003.

January 31, 1pm 2019 » Florida-Friendly: Right Plant, Right Place. What’s Wrong with This Picture?

Head shot of Claire LewisHead shot of Jen MarvinClaire Lewis and Jen Marvin, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™

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