Reminder to teachers attending the spring greenhouse management class CTAERN3364
Do not forget to pack and bring your own drinks, snack, and lunch.
We will listening to a speaker during lunch - there will be no time to leave and go get something for you to eat.
Date: January 6th
Location: South Milldege Greenhouse Complex, UGA Athens

South Milledge Greenhouse Complex : 706-353-8379 The Greenhouse Complex is located at 2470 S. Milledge Ave in Athens Georgia. Directions from Hwy 10 /Athens ByPass: Take Exit 6 and turn away from Athens going south. About 1 mile you will see the State Botanical Gardens on your right. South Milledge Greenhouse Complex is the second drive past State Botanical Gardens. Look for Brown and White Sign. Follow gravel drive to the back side of Greenhouse for Parking.


CTAERN 3364 Spring Greenhouse Crop Management Workshop for Agriculture Education Teachers

Friday January 6th

8:00 - 9:00 - Greenhouse Crop Schedules : Teri 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

9:00 -10:30 Getting Vegetables off to a good start: Brent Loop

a. What vegetables should be started by seed in greenhouse

b. How to obtain high germination
c. How to transplant seedlings
d. How to grow out seedlings

Hands on Lab: Proper method to plant seeds and transplant seedlings

11:00 - 1:00 - Sack Lunch Discussion

Spring Annual Plugs and Rooted Liners: Grower: Mack & Luci Furlow
a. How to care for plugs and liners upon arrival
b. How to plant plugs and liners
c. Fertilizer / Fungicide
d. Crop Management Tips

Hands on Lab: Proper method in handling and transplanting annual plugs

1:00 - 2:30 - Perennials & Herbs: Grower: Leah James
a. Handling / Planting / Growing Tips
b. Chemical Application
c. Pinching Methods

2:30 - 3:30 - Hanging Basket / Herb Bowls : Georgia Smith
a. How to produce hanging baskets from plugs
b. How to produce hanging baskets from cuttings
c. Design of Herb Bowls

3:30 5:00 - Fertilizer (30min Lecture / 50 min Lab): Pam Lewis
a. Calculation of Rates
b. How to operate Fertilizer Injector
c. How to test EC

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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