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This presentation will focus on using native plants to create landscapes that attract a diversity of birds, butterflies, and other pollinators.
Presented by George Miller, Past President of New Mexico Native Plant Society (ABQ Chapter).
This is part of the Gardening with the Masters Series.
This presentation will focus on plants that are highly invasive and noxious. We will also discuss plants that are toxic to humans and pets.
Presented by Lynda Garvin, Agriculture Agent/Extension Master Gardeners Coordinator.
This is part of the 4 Seasons Gardening Series.
This presentation will give the history of common holiday plants like poinsettia, mistletoe, holly, and more. Information will also be given about their care and propagation.
Presented by Sharon Walsh, Sandoval County Master Gardener.
This is part of Gardening with the Masters Series.
Free and open to the public. Registration is appreciated. Walk-ins welcome. Register at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our high desert soil is impacted by our climate. Drought proofing soil with organic amendments is very useful. Learn about local soil and techniques for improving fertility.
Raised beds in the high desert present many useful management options for home gardeners. Soil, amendments, mulches and irrigation methods are well contained by raised beds. This class will cover set-up, irrigation, mulching, and sheet composting for soil fertility in a raised bed.
Presented by John Zarola, Sandoval County Master Gardener, as part of the Gardening with the Masters series.
Open to the public. Registration with payment of $15.00 is required. Complete information at nmcomposters.org – Worm Composting Workshop.
Red wiggler worms recycle organic material to castings which are a valuable high desert garden soil amendment. Learn the science, art, materials, methods, and benefits of homestead worm composting.
Denice Britton, President and Consulting Arborist, CalTLC, will present How a Tree’s Biological Response to Pruning Should Affect Your Decision Making.
This is a free event for community volunteers. Please RSVP on the website: https://rsvp.nmsu.edu/rsvp/thinktrees2019
Learn how to improve productivity, conserve moisture, and reduce labor by building the following:
- Raised beds
- Self-Watering System that needs recharging only about once a week
- Shade Structures
Presented by David Butler, Sandoval County Master Gardener, as part of the 4 Seasons Gardening series.