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Members of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s commercial horticulture and home grounds teams invites you to join them for the All About Azaleas webinar series. The Alabamanese Chapter of the Azalea Society of America is partnering with Alabama Extension this spring to offer this educational program about azaleas.

A four part All About Azaleas webinar series will be presented via Zoom by Extension agents and specialists, local Azalea Society members, and azalea enthusiasts. The goal of this introductory azalea series is to increase the appreciation and knowledge of azaleas as well as build up interest in membership. The target audience will be the general public, master gardeners, horticulturists, Azalea Society members, and anyone who loves azaleas.

Tune in on Thursdays

When:  Thursdays, once a month, beginning at 6 p.m. CT

Where: Online with Zoom

Zoom Registration

Registration is required to attend this webinar series. The Zoom meeting number and link will be provided upon completion of the online registration. To register, visit https://auburn.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_z4OU5heQSJywXj9v6uyR6A.

New to Zoom? Visit the Zoom website to watch a video that will help you prepare to attend.

Dates and Topics

March 25

  • Introduction to Evergreen Azaleas
  • Introduction to Native Azaleas

April 22

  • Planting Azaleas
  • Care and Maintenance of Azaleas

May 20

  • Propagating Evergreen Azaleas
  • Propagating Native Azaleas

June 10

  • Azaleas Insect Pests, Diseases and Disorders
  • Azalea Society Opportunities

Presenters and Panel Guests

  • Shane Harris, county Extension coordinator for Tallapoosa County, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
  • Patrick Thompson, curator of the Davis Arboretum, Auburn University
  • Bethany O’Rear, regional Extension agent, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
  • Doug Chapman, regional Extension agent, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
  • Chip East, regional Extension agent, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
  • Jim Jacobi, specialist, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
  • John Torbert, president of the Alabamense Chapter, Azalea Society of America
  • Jeremy Pickens, assistant Extension professor of horticulture, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
  • Charlie Andrews, vice president of the Azalea Society of America

More Information

For more information on the All About Azaleas webinar series, contact Shane Harris 256-825-1050 or harria5@auburn.edu.

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