Gardening Classes – starting February 22, 2018
- Individual Classes (6 classes to choose from) – $20 each
- Garden Class Mini-Package – Pick 3 classes $50…Save $10
- Garden Class Package – All 6 classes $75…Save $45
See Class Descriptions Below
All classes meet at 6:00 pm at The Urban Farm, Main Building
FROM SEED TO PLANT – This class covers germination, seeding methods, and planting techniques. Learn how plants grow; and the major functions of photosynthesis, respiration, and transpiration on plant structures and their impact on the growth potential of your garden plants.
February 22, 2018
April 5, 2018
DEVELOPING A PLAN FOR PLANTING AND GROWING – Maximize your garden space with a variety of planting techniques, season extension, and companion planting with an eye to sustainability and organic gardening. Develop your garden plan and planting calendar. Recommended varieties for Colorado.
March 1, 2018
April 19, 2018
LET’S GET DIRTY – Soil tilth and structure impact the success of your garden; learn the do’s and don’ts of soil amendments, NPK, and using fertilizers effectively.
March 15, 2018
ALL ABOUT TOMATOES – From seedling to table this class is all about tomatoes. Early season protection, ideal environments, identifying diseases and pests, fertilization, mitigating limiting growth factors, frost protection, and harvesting the love of the garden. Heirlooms and hybrids discussed.
March 22, 2018
May 24, 2018
DISEASES AND PESTS IN THE GARDEN – The good, the bad, and the just plain ugly truth about pests in the garden. Identify beneficial and wicked bugs in the garden; learn how to manage pests and protect beneficial bugs. Identifying, preventing and treating common plant diseases.
March 8, 2018
June 7, 2018
FALL IS THE NEW SPRING – Your garden has so much more to give! Among the many advantages to garden in cooler weather are; a wide variety of garden plants that prefer maturing in the cooler weather, no bitterness – sweeter taste, and common pests to spring crops are generally not present in the fall. There are a wide variety of plants that thrive in fall weather.
June 14, 2018