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.

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Upcoming Webinars

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

  • May 25, Master Gardener Plant Sale Guidelines – Wendy Wilber
  • June 29, Flowering Trees – Stephen Brown
  • July 27, Landscape Insect Update – Dr. Adam Dale
  • August 24, Plant Identification Basics and Resources, plus Taxonomic Update – Extension Botanist Marc Frank
  • September 28, Creating a Pollinator Garden with Youth Leaders – Lynn Barber and Nicole Pinson, UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension
  • October 26, Twenty Questions for Solving Plant Problems – Wendy Wilber and team
  • November 30, Florida Friendly Landscaping Plots vs. Conventional Landscapes: a Research Update – Dr. Gail Hansen
  • December 14, Plant Explorers – UF/IFAS Instructor Erin Alvarez

Past Webinars

March 2017, Native Alternatives to Ornamental Invasives in Florida

Sandra Wilson Sandra Wilson

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January 2017, Master Gardener Updates: Air Potato

Laura Warner Whitney Elmore

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January 13, 11am-Noon » Introduction to Trees and Tree Selection

Andrew Koeser Andrew Koeser

Dr. Andrew Koeser will present an introduction to trees and how to select trees.

Dr. Koeser is an assistant professor of landscape management. His lab is is located at the Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC) in Hillsborough County. He is also a Master Arborist, board-certified by the International Society of Arboriculture.

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December 9, 11am-Noon » Landscape Weeds and Mulch

Chris Marble Chris Marble

Dr. Marble will present updated research on managing weeds in the Florida landscape and updated mulch information.

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