Friday, March 18, 2011

Vegetables 101 class

Learn the keys to successful vegetable growing on the Front Range including tips and tricks to make your gardening life easier. Colorado’s climate realities include a short growing season, cool summer nights, dry air, erratic late spring and early fall frosts. Soil conditions add another gardening challenge.

The guiding hand of you, the grower, makes all the difference in adjusting growing conditions to achieve results. Come learn when and how to intervene to produce the vegetables you want for fresh eating and preserving.

Instructor: Carl Wilson, writer of Front Range Food Gardener
and CSU Extension horticulturist in Denver
For: Beginning to intermediate gardeners

Dates: Saturday, March 19, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

repeated Saturday, April 16 2:30 to 4"30 p.m.

Location: 200 Santa Fe Dr., Denver

Click to Register: Denver Urban Homesteading

Cost: $25

Photo credit: Seedlings in spring garden before thinning, Carl Wilson