Gardening Classes by the Urban Farm at Stapleton

MARCH 2018

DEVELOPING A PLAN FOR PLANTING AND GROWING – Maximize your garden space with a variety of planting techniques, season extension, and companion planting with an eye to sustainability and organic gardening.  Develop your garden plan and planting calendar.  Recommended varieties for Colorado.
March 1, 2018                   6 pm                     $20        Pre-Register: http://theurbanfarm.org/classes/

DISEASES AND PESTS IN THE GARDEN – The good, the bad, and the just plain ugly truth about pests in the garden.  Identify beneficial and wicked bugs in the garden; learn how to manage pests and protect beneficial bugs.  Identifying, preventing and treating common plant diseases.
March 8, 2018                   6 pm                     $20        Pre-Register: http://theurbanfarm.org/classes/

LET’S GET DIRTY – Soil tilth and structure impact the success of your garden; learn the do’s and don’ts of soil amendments, NPK, and using fertilizers effectively.
March 15, 2018                 6 pm                     $20        Pre-Register: http://theurbanfarm.org/classes/

ALL ABOUT TOMATOES – From seedling to table this class is all about tomatoes.  Early season protection, ideal environments, identifying diseases and pests, fertilization, mitigating limiting growth factors, frost protection, and harvesting the love of the garden.  Heirlooms and hybrids discussed.
March 22, 2018                 6 pm                     $20        Pre-Register: http://theurbanfarm.org/classes/

APRIL 2018

FROM SEED TO PLANT – This class covers germination, seeding methods, and planting techniques.  Learn how plants grow; and the major functions of photosynthesis, respiration, and transpiration on plant structures and their impact on the growth potential of your garden plants.
April 5, 2018                      6 pm                     $20        Pre-Register: http://theurbanfarm.org/classes/

DEVELOPING A PLAN FOR PLANTING AND GROWING – Maximize your garden space with a variety of planting techniques, season extension, and companion planting with an eye to sustainability and organic gardening.  Develop your garden plan and planting calendar.  Recommended varieties for Colorado.
April 19, 2018                    6 pm                     $20        Pre-Register: http://theurbanfarm.org/classes/

MAY 2018

ALL ABOUT TOMATOES – From seedling to table this class is all about tomatoes.  Early season protection, ideal environments, identifying diseases and pests, fertilization, mitigating limiting growth factors, frost protection, and harvesting the love of the garden.  Heirlooms and hybrids discussed.
May 23, 2018                    6 pm                     $20        Pre-Register: http://theurbanfarm.org/classes/

JUNE 2018

DISEASES AND PESTS IN THE GARDEN – The good, the bad, and the just plain ugly truth about pests in the garden.  Identify beneficial and wicked bugs in the garden; learn how to manage pests and protect beneficial bugs.  Identifying, preventing and treating common plant diseases.
June 7, 2018                      6 pm                     $20        Pre-Register: http://theurbanfarm.org/classes/

FALL IS THE NEW SPRING – Your garden has so much more to give!  Among the many advantages to garden in cooler weather are; a wide variety of garden plants that prefer maturing in the cooler weather, no bitterness – sweeter taste, and common pests to spring crops are generally not present in the fall.  There are a wide variety of plants that thrive in fall weather.
June 14, 2018                    6 pm                     $20        Pre-Register: http://theurbanfarm.org/classes/

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