Monday, November 9, 2009

Tentative 2010 GPA Garden Class Schedule

January 9: Designing Your Garden - Garden layouts, watering systems, companion planting & vertical gardening.

February 6: Compost Happens!- Composting & vermicomposting & soil improvements.

March 6: Starting Your Garden From Seed - Do’s & don’ts of starting plants indoors - grow lights & cold frames.

April 3: Raising Micro Greens & Salad Gardens - Fresh salad & greens year round & raising sprouts.

May 1: Gardening in Raised Beds & Containers - Produce a lot in a small space! Hands-on workshop at Williams Floral & Garden Center after class time.

June 5: Raising Herbs Inside and Out - Raising, harvesting, storing & using the herbs you grow.

August 7: Raising Fruits & Berries – Ext. Agent Bruce Bosely - Methods of raising fruit & plant varieties for the Plains.

September 11: Raising & Storing Root Crops - Compare & contrast methods of growing root crops & best way to preserve them.

October 2: Starting Early & Finishing Late - Extend the growing season with micro-greenhouses.

November 6: Raising Vegetables Year Round - Triumphs & pitfalls of growing food in greenhouses.

For more information contact Linda Langelo, GPA Horticulture Program Associate or (970) 854-3616 or Lisa Brewer, GPA Master Gardener (719) 346-8828