Available Online Courses

Choose from a variety of online gardening courses covering topics such as growing tomatoes, greenhouse vegetable gardening, gardening for teachers, plant diseases and more.

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Tomato 101: The Basics of Growing Tomatoes

This course teaches the basics of growing tomatoes in your garden, and allows you to cover the material at your own pace and on your own time schedule so begin when you're ready. This course was first developed for Texas gardeners. However, most information is suitable for other regions.

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Learn, Grow, Eat & Go

The Learn, Grow, Eat & Go online course is a self-directed and engaging training course for teachers, volunteers and Extension. It serves as a dynamic professional development opportunity and a new, multimedia curricular option for the Learn, Grow, Eat & Go! Curriculum.

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Introductory Employee Training Program for Greenhouse Crop Production

This course is a 1-hour training video designed for those who don't have greenhouse experience. Students will receive a brief overview of basic information about growing plants, integrated pest management, shipping and handling, and safety procedures. If you are just getting started, this course is for you!

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Introduction to Plant Disease Diagnostics

Are you interested in learning about plant diseases and how to detect pathogens and pests? This online course introduces plant pathology basics to horticulture enthusiasts. Upon completion, learners will know how to identify issues based on visible symptoms and locate the resources to treat basic plant ailments.

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Introduction to Rose Rosette Disease

This online course is designed for homeowners and nursery workers to learn the causes and symptoms of Rose Rosette Disease. If you suspect your roses are infected, this course will walk you through the symptoms, how to prevent the disease, and what to do if your plants are infected.

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Plant Pathology for Master Gardeners

This course is designed for Master Gardener interns to introduce the basic concept of plant disease development and an overview of the four common plant pathogen groups. These modules will provide some base information which will help participants to gain a foundational understanding of the different plant pathogen types.

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Beekeeping 101

Explore how to start a beehive with this online beekeeping course for beginners. Learn how to start a beehive, honey bee biology, beekeeping equipment needed and more.

$45.50 More Info
IPM for School Gardens 101

Do you know how to apply IPM principles to your school garden as required by Texas state law? After this course, learners will know how IPM principles apply to school gardens, differentiate between harmful and beneficial insects, and more. District School IPM Coordinators can use this module as part of their education plan.

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Emerald Ash Borer

The Emerald Ash Borer is the most destructive forest pest ever seen in North America. Do you know how to differentiate between this invasive pest and other native borers? Learn to identify this pest, when your ash trees should be protected, and how to talk with a professional about preventive care for your ash trees.

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Stink bugs are a nuisance pest for gardens, landscapes, and orchards. Learn how to identify this new invasive stink bug species that has been devastating orchards, gardens, and small acreage farms across the Eastern United States. Learn how to scout this pest as well as how to differentiate it from other similar looking pests.

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