Seminars

2021 Spring Classes

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have
moved our gardening classes online for now.
We look forward to having them in person again
when it is safe to do so. 

 

Registration is required.
You will find the link to register in each class description. When you register you will receive a link that will connect you to the live webinar at the appointed time. There is no software to download and the classes are free.

Class topics and instructors
are subject to change without notice.

Date

Time

Topic

Feb. 6 10:00 am Starting veggie & Flower Seed Indoors
Learn how to start your own flowers and vegetables from seed. You’ll save money and have a blast doing
it. Even the kids will enjoy watching the seeds sprout and grow.  John Crook will share his tips about timing, soil, light, and water.
Watch the recording of this class here.
(Video starts about 3 minutes 30 seconds in.)
Feb. 13 10:00 am Beginners Only! – Vegetable Gardening
First time & novice gardeners only! Learn what to plant, how to plant, and when to plant. Gain confidence in growing your first vegetable garden.
Watch the recording of this class here.
Feb. 20 10:00 am Houseplant Parenting Tips
Anne Kelly will share tips on lighting, watering, feeding, and selecting the right houseplants. Plus, she will share her favorite plants for low light areas and high light areas, as well as the safest plants for kids and pets.
Watch the recording of this class here.
Feb. 27 10:00 am Pruning Trees, Shrubs, and Fruit
Bob Potter of Advantage Tree Care will share tips on proper pruning. Learn when, why, and how to prune trees and shrubs. Overall tree care will also be discussed.
Watch the recording of this class here.
March 6 10:00 am How to Build Your Soil Organically
James Fleming will share step by step ways to improve your soil through the use of compost and other natural means.
Watch the recording of this class here.
March 13 10:00 am Greenest Lawn in Town
James Fleming will share how to use early season fertilizers, watering and the most effective pest management practices to keep your lawn looking great throughout the season.
Watch the recording of this class here.
March 20 10:00 am Grow your own Groceries
Growing your own veggies results in better flavor, health, and safety. But gardening in Idaho isn’t like gardening in other places.  John Crook will share his secrets to select, plant, nurture and harvest tasty veggies in east Idaho.
Watch the recording of this class here.
March 27 10:00 am Berries and Small Fruit
Enjoy delicious berries and small fruit from your own yard. John Crook will share tips for growing strawberries, raspberries, grapes, and other fruit varieties in East Idaho. Discussion will include variety selection, planting, pruning and care.
Watch the recording of this class here.
April 3 10:00 am Fruit Trees for East Idaho
Enjoy delicious fruit from trees in your own backyard. John Crook will share tips on growing apples, peaches, cherries, pears, plums, and other fruit in East Idaho. Discussion will include variety selection, pruning, planting, and care.
Watch the recording of this class here.
April 10 10:00 am Growing Roses in East Idaho
Growing roses can be one of the most rewarding things you can do in the garden, especially in the harsh climate of East Idaho. John Crook will share tips on variety selection, feeding, pruning, pest control, and winter protection.
Watch the recording of this class here.
April 17 10:00 am Totally Tomatoes
Debbie Reed will share tips on growing tomatoes from start to finish. Variety selection, frost protection, fertilizing, pruning, soil amending, staking, mulching, watering, disease control, and harvesting will all be discussed.
Watch the recording of this class here.
April 24 10:00 am Porch Pots & Hanging Baskets
Cory Bond will share design tips and techniques to plant a pot or hanging basket that will add color to your landscape all season long. Discover unique varieties of flowers that will make your planters distinctively different and beautiful.
Register for this free class here.

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