Home & Garden Information Center
12005 Homewood Road
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042-1542
Phone (main): 410 531-5572
Fax: 410 531-5567
Ginny Rosenkranz has been with the University of Maryland Extension since 1994 as the Commercial Horticulture Extension Educator for Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset Counties. Her responsibilities include assisting and educating greenhouse, nursery, landscape contractor, garden center, cut flower and golf course operations on Integrated Pest Management (IPM). With the IPM as a focus, she has organized and conducted many programs in the tri county area. She has also conducted IPM research on cut flowers with an emphasis on edible flowers. She is the Master Gardener Coordinator for the tri-county area, organizing the yearly Master Gardener Training Program and the monthly tri-county Master Gardener Advanced Training. Ginny received her B.S. Botany from the University of Maryland College Park, and her M.S. degree in Horticulture/ Extension Education from University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Since receiving her graduate degree, she has taught a credited course on ornamental horticulture at UMES during the spring semester. She also teaches a credited course on insects and diseases of ornamental plants with an emphasis on IPM during the fall semester for Wor Wic Community College that is a pre-requisite for the MDA commercial pesticide applicators test.