Category Archives: Classes and Workshops

Farm and Garden – Workshop updates

**Wine Tasting (Learn the Art of Wine Tasting) Workshop** for Dec 11 with Dr Giese.  Registration will open next week.  The class will be $20 and pre-registration + payment will be required with space limited to 30 people.  It will be a ticketed event with walk-in registrations subject to availability.  Registration will be online or via the Bernalillo county extension office 505-243-1386.  Leave a message with John Garlisch **NM Sustainable Agriculture Conference**  Dec 10, 2019 at the UNM Valencia Campus near Los Lunas, NM. **Farm…

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Cooperative Extension Offers Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program for 2016

Applications are now being accepted for the NMSU Sandoval County Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Training Program for 2016.  The program is designed to train volunteers to educate and inform members of their communities about appropriate, sustainable, and environmentally friendly gardening techniques. The 16-week course will begin on January 12, 2016 and end April 26, 2016.  Classes will be held every Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Sandoval County Extension Office located in the Sandoval Court House in the Town of Bernalillo. To…

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Master Gardening is Gender-neutral

by Tom Neiman, SCMG The meeting ended. As I was getting up to leave, one of the fellows asked me, “You’re a master gardener, aren’t you?” Before I could respond, another man chimed in, “Why in the world would you join a women’s club?” Although his question was intended as a jab at my masculinity, my answer got his attention. “Yes, I’m a Sandoval County master gardener and one out of every four of us is a guy. But that’s not important. I like the…

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