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.

As of July 1, 2017, webinars will be be facilitated in Zoom. For help, see "Getting Started" on Webinars that were recorded prior to this date were in Adobe Connect and must be converted for you to access them. Please bear with us as we make the transition.

Upcoming Webinar

July 27, Thursday at 1pm ยป Landscape Insect Update

Dr. Adam DaleAdam Dale

Dr. Dale is an assistant professor of turfgrass and ornamental entomology on the UF campus. His research focuses on economically important pests of turfgrass and ornamental plants. The ultimate goal of his lab is to generate more sustainable, ecologically based management strategies that benefit the environment as well as the turf and ornamental industries.

Upcoming Webinars

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

  • 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

Recorded Webinars

June 2017 — Ornamental Flowering Trees in Florida, Stephen Brown

June 2017 — Florida 4-H Horticultural ID and Judging Contest, Wendy Wilber and Emily Eubanks

April 2017 — First Line Defenders: Master Gardener Volunteers, Bill Lester

March 2017 — Native Alternatives to Ornamental Invasives in Florida, Sandra Wilson

February 2017 — Creating a Wildlife and Invasive Species Educational Program for Florida Master Naturalists and Florida Master Gardeners, Jim Davis

January 2017 — Promoting IPM and Behavioral Change, Whitney Elmore

October 2016 IST — Extension Behavior Change: Introduction to Social Marketing Principles, Laura Warner

March 2016 IST — Extension Behavior Change: Evaluating Individual Contact Teaching, Laura Warner

January 2016 — Advanced Help Desk Master Gardener Training Program, Theresa Badurak

January 2016 CLCE Webinar — Introduction to Trees and Tree Selection, Andrew Koeser

December 2015 CLCE Webinar — Florida Landscape Weeds and Mulch: Keys to Improving Landscape Weed Management, Chris Marble

October 2015 CLCE Webinar — Extension Behavior Change: Introduction to Social Marketing Principles, Laura Warner and Paul Monaghan

January 2015 CLCE Webinar — Sustainable Roses: Chili Thrip Research (Part 4 of 4-part Series), Steven Arthurs

November 2014 CLCE Webinar — Sustainable Roses: IPM and Emerging Pests & Diseases (Part 3 of 4-part Series), Matt Orwatt

September 2014 CLCE Webinar — Sustainable Roses: Cultivar Selection (Part 2 of 3-part Series), Matt Orwat and Sydney Park Brown

August 2014 CLCE Webinar — Are homeowners willing to pay a premium price for eco-friendly lawn fertilizer? Hayk Khachatryan

July 2014 CLCE Webinar — Sustainable Roses: General Care (Part 1 of 3-part Series), Matt Orwat and Sydney Park Brown

June 2014 CLCE Webinar — Pest Diagnostic Websites and Mobile Applications, Steven Arthurs