Georgia Master Gardener Handbook

As the official reference text for Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program, this handbook was developed specifically to train the Master Gardeners of Georgia. Contents include: The Soil Ecosystem; Basic Botany; Plant Physiology: Growth and Development; Plant Propagation; Basic Entomology; Weed Science; Principles of IPM; Ornamental Plants in the Landscape: Site Analysis, Planting, and Management; Herbaceous Plants: Annuals and Perennials; Selecting Woody Plants for Georgia Landscapes; Trees; Diagnosing Ornamental Plant Problems; Turfgrass; Insects and Diseases of Turfgrasses; Vegetable Gardening; Diagnosing Vegetable Garden Problems; Principles of Organic Gardening; Fruit Gardening; Insects and Diseases of Fruit; Landscape Design Principles; Developing a Water Smart Landscape; Rainwater Harvesting and Rain Gardens; Ponds and Water Gardening; Indoor Plants; Composting; Nuisance Wildlife; Structural and Household Pests; and more. (Does not include the MG certificate or badge.)

The 7th edition is the most recently printed edition. It was compiled and edited by Robert Westerfield, Marco Fonseca, and Kristin Slagle. Revised October 2011. Perfect-bound with soft cover; 684 pages. Photos in black and white. Measurements: 8.375"x10.875".