Teachers we have only 5 slots left for the spring greenhouse  management workshop for teachers Friday January 7 &  Saturday January 8th.

The course has been approved for plu credit and is now listed on the CTEARN website ( www.ctaern.org)
CTAERN3131 - Horticulture Pathway Lab Applications

Registration is required on the website to attend and space is limited to provide hands on training to each participant. 

Workshop Agenda

*Friday January 7th*

Agenda for the Workshop

8:00 - 8:30 -Registration/Introductions: Dr. Hamlin
8:30 - 9:30 - Greenhouse Crop Schedules : Dr. Hamlin
a. How to plan a planting schedule to have all greenhouse crops ready to
sale at the same time
b. Supplies needed
c. Pricing

9:30 -10:50 - Seeds (30 min lecture / 50 min hands on lab) Dr. Thomas
a. What should you grow by seed
b. How to obtain high germination
c. How to transplant seedlings
d. How to grow out seedlings

11:00 - 1:30 - Sack Lunch Discussion followed by Hands on Lab :
Spring Annual Plugs and Rooted Liners: Grower: Mack & Luci Furlow

a. How to care upon arrival
b. How to plant & growing practices for successful crop
c. Fertilizer / Fungicide

1:30- 2:30 - Perennials & Herbs: Growers: Leah James &
a. Handling / Planting / Growing Tips
b. Chemical Application
c. Pinching Methods

2:30 - 3:30 - Hanging Basket / Color Bowls (10 min lecture / 20 min hands on
a. How to produce hanging baskets from plugs
b. How to produce hanging baskets from cuttings
c. Design of Color Bowls

3:30 - 4:30- Fertilizer (30min Lecture / 30 min Lab): Ms. Lewis
a. Calculation of Rates
b. How to operate Fertilizer Injector
c. How to test EC and adjust crop fertility

*Saturday January 8th*

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Greenhouse Environmental Controls: Settings,
Maintenance, Trouble Shooting :
Ed Thornton
10:00 - noon: Growing Vegetable Transplants for sale and school garden
Lab: Design and Construction of raised beds and cold frame for vegetables
crops : David Berle

Lab: Irrigation Design and Construction: Dr. Dennis Duncan

Dr. Teri Hamlin
North Region Agriculture Education
Georgia Department of Education
204C Four Towers University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602
706-552-4461 / 706-540-0032
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