Instructor: Mark Kokinchak

Mark Kokinchak
Mark Kokinchak earned his BS degree in Environmental Horticulture fromthe University of Connecticut in 1985. Mark first worked for a family nursery obtaining practical landscape experience before attending UCONN. Afterwards, he trained with Bartlett Tree and implemented the first IPM Monitor program in Danbury, CT. He then worked for 15 years for Lesco, Inc. where he used his knowledge to encourage sales helping customers to understand insect and disease controls. Currently Mark conducts a wide range of insect, disease and weed control at a large wholesale nursery in Newtown and Watertown, CT. He also teaches License classes for CT. 3a Ornamental and turf and 3d arborist.

Classes by this instructor

It's essential to identify plant diseases before they become widespread in your garden. Explore the basics of disease management, and learn how the principles of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) can help you maintain a strong and healthy garden.

Note: This class more...
251GAR324O 09/19 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Kokinchak

Learn common diseases of woody and herbaceous ornamentals and turfgrass, and the cultural, biological, and least-toxic strategies for their control.

Note: This class is a requirement in NYBG's Horiculture Certificate Program, Tracks 1, 2, & 3. It is not the same more...
244HRT481A 04/06 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Kokinchak

The Gardening Certificate Program at NYBG provides you with the core knowledge, hands-on training, and credentials you need to succeed in any garden setting with complete confidence.

In just three weeks, complete more than 40% of the coursework required for the more...
251GAR950 07/08 Mo 9:00am-4:00pm Barrie
Eierman, EcoBeneficial

Pest identification is key to maintaining a healthy, beautiful garden. Learn to identify which insects are pests and which are beneficial to your home garden. Learn the most common orders of insects and the damage they can cause, as well more...
251GAR320O 09/16 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Kokinchak

Learn to identify the insects common to the northeastern United States that feed on woody and herbaceous plants and the damage that they cause. Learn to judge the severity of an infestation and to select and implement control measures based more...
244HRT381A 06/01 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Kokinchak