Master Gardener Class Assignments
The assignments for this session are listed under "Related Files."
See instructor's e-mail for the current web assignment.
Supplemental Reading and Resources
Purdue Master Gardener Manual, Chapter 9 (assignment for the two Herbaceous Plants sessions)
See also related links on this web page: 16 Master Gardener Basic Training: Diseases of Garden Flowers
Annual and Perennial Flowers, Kentucky Master Gardener Manual
Designing Flower Gardens, Cornell University
Perennial Flower Garden Design, University of Vermont
Designing an Island Bed, Kansas State
Six Steps to Designing Your Garden, Kansas State
Perennial Plant Combinations, Kansas State
Growing Flowers in Pots, Kansas State
Consult the Flowers section on the Plant Information page.
Damping Off of Vegetables and Herbaceous Ornamentals, University of Kentucky
Herbaceous Ornamentals Diseases and Disorders, University of Kentucky
Purdue Publications Related to the Topic
Quick Guide to Ornamental Annuals: Culture and Use Summary, Purdue University
Flower Publications (from HO series)
Powdery Mildew (BP-5)
Downy Mildew (BP-68)
Rose Black Spot (BP-139)
Key Pest Publications
"Key" is defined as where to look first for control information.
Insects: Flower Garden Pests (E-70)
Diseases: Focus on Plant Problems: Flowers, University of Illinois and Purdue Perennial Flower Doctor and Purdue Annual Flower Doctor (apps for purchase)