Gardening Seminar Series

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Gardening Seminar Series
May 1, 2018 6:30 PM
May 1, 2018 8:30 PM
Gardening Seminar Series
April 26, 2018
Montrose Regional Library
(970) 249-9656
320 South 2nd Street, Montrose, CO, 81401, United States

Gardening Seminar Series 2018

All seminars will be held at the Montrose Library

Tuesday evenings from 6:30 – 8:00 beginning March 13th  


Summary This eight session series covers many important aspects of gardening in the Uncompahgre Valley.  Each session will concentrate on a different topic.  Topics will include: information sources, seeds, plants, soils, water, and managing different types of plant and animal life in your garden.  Time will be available for specific questions and discussion of your situation.  Participants may attend the entire series or only those sessions that are of special interest for their gardening situation.

Presenters – Sessions in the gardening series will be taught by experienced gardeners including Larry Wobeter, Dave Dearstyne and Reed Irwin.  These gardeners have combined gardening experience of over 100 years.  Much of this was in Colorado, but also includes locations reaching from Maine to Idaho and extending south to Florida.  Other gardeners will share their experiences and knowledge throughout the series.


Week 1 (3/13) – Introduction

Week 2 (3/20) – Species and Variety Selection

Week 3 (3/27) – Garden Types and Techniques

Week 4 (4/3) – Climate

Week 5 (4/10) – Soils in your Garden

Week 6 (4/17) – The Carbon of it All

Week 7 (4/24) – Dealing with Unplanned Situations

Week 8 (5/1) – Trees (outside library building, weather permitting)


Seminars Series sponsored by: Montrose Public Library, USDA – NRCS, CSU – Extension

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