Gardening Seminar Series

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Gardening Seminar Series
February 17, 2020 6:30 PM
February 17, 2020 8:00 PM
Gardening Seminar Series
January 18, 2020
Montrose Regional Library Meeting Room
320 S. 2nd St. , Montrose, CO, 81401, United States

Gardening Series 2020

Summary - This eight session series of garden topics may be attended as a building series or as stand-alone sessions. Each session will focus on a different topic pertinent to gardening in western Colorado. Geared for the novice gardener to the experienced grower, there will be something for everyone interested in “growing their own” in western Colorado’s climate and soils. Sessions will be informal and will include discussion and teaching as well as class participation, hands on interaction, and question and answer dialogue.

Presenters – Sessions will be led by avid gardeners, Larry Wobeter, Reed Irwin, and Dave Dearstyne . Larry and Reed are both experienced master gardeners. Dave is a soil scientist with over 30 years experience. These presenters bring over 100 years of gardening experience, much of which was acquired on the west slope of Colorado. The three presenters come from across the country, gardening from Florida, to New York, to Kansas, to Idaho. They bring a background of varied techniques and methods on how they grow successful gardens in western Colorado.

Feb. 17, 2020, 6:30-8:00 PM:

Toto Were Not in Kansas Anymore. Understanding the Differences in Soils and Climate in Western Colorado – Topics will include some of the many and varied soils a gardener might encounter in Western Colorado and their associated characteristics and potential benefits and problems. Climate portion will include helpful information on temperature, moisture, humidity, wind, and other related weather topics that impact gardening in western Colorado.

Upcoming Topics:

Feb 24, 2020 – Seed Starting Inside

March 2, 2020 – Seed Starting Outside

March 9, 2020 – Early Season Activities and Challenges

March 16, 2020 – Growing Season Activities and Challenges

March 23, 2020 – Late Season Activities and Fall Harvesting

March 30, 2020 – Improving Soil Health, Investing in Your Future

April 6, 2020 -  Outdoors at Rotary Park, Columbine Middle School Trees

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