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Fruit Production for Gardeners

Time limit: 365 days

$10 Enroll

Full course description

Do you want to start gardening but don’t know where to start? Or do you already have some gardening experience and a love for learning? Get started here with the basics of backyard fruit production.

Once the module is completed, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate factors like disease resistance, space requirements and care levels when selecting fruits to grow in home gardens
  • Understand growing requirements for various fruit crops, including small fruits and tree fruit
  • Learn basic pruning techniques for fruit trees, vines and brambles
  • Appreciate insects' roles in fruit pollination and crop damage as well as subsequent control methods

Take this class anytime when you have the time. Participants will have access to the course materials for one year from the date of enrollment.

*Module curriculum based on the Ohio State University Master Gardener Volunteer Training. This course does not serve as a replacement for Master Gardener Volunteer training but may be used as a makeup session for current volunteers if allowed by the county Master Gardener Volunteer coordinator. For those who would like to become a Master Gardener Volunteer, contact the Master Gardener Volunteer coordinator for your county. A list of county programs can be found at https://mastergardener.osu.edu/about/ohio-mgv-county-programs.

If you have questions about the course please contact Jen Andon at andon.1@osu.edu or Erika Lyon at lyon.194@osu.edu

There are NO REFUNDS for this course.

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