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Meet the Roses!
S21/14
Learn all about roses; some history, some culture, and of course some tips on growing America’s official flower. Roses have been around for thousands of years, and remain a favorite of gardeners. We will cover not only how to differentiate the types of roses, but how to plant, fertilize, prune and pray to get the best out of your shrubs. More
Starts Starts: 3/15/2021 1:00 PM
Ends Ends: 3/15/2021 3:00 PM
Duration Duration: 2 hours
Credits Credits: 2 Class Hours
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Status Status: 38 open seats left
Seed Starting
S21/11
In this class we will explore methods for growing vegetables and flowers from seed. We will discuss schedules, materials, and infrastructure necessary for success with seedlings. We will also cover different strategies for propagating from cuttings, layering and sprouted dahlia tuberous roots. Bring your knowledge and experience as well, we want to hear what has worked for you. Hopefully you will come away with the confidence to try growing some of your plants from seeds and cuttings allowing you a larger garden for more flowers and vegetables and more weeding! More
Starts Starts: 3/16/2021 3:00 PM
Ends Ends: 3/16/2021 5:00 PM
Duration Duration: 2 hours
Credits Credits: 2 Class Hours
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Status Status: 19 open seats left
Fairy Houses and Strategies for Inspiring the Wonder of Nature in Kids and in Our Inner Kids
S21/12
We will explore the concept of fairy houses –tiny structures made with natural materials and placed in the environment so as to be a surprise to the viewer. We will cover the concepts of outdoor classrooms. A growing body of research tells us that time spent in nature can provide children with many benefits – improving physical and mental health, boosting learning performance, and developing social-emotional skills. Hopefully you will come away, recharged to create an area outside that the short people in your life can enjoy. More
Starts Starts: 3/19/2021 3:00 PM
Ends Ends: 3/19/2021 5:00 PM
Duration Duration: 2 hours
Credits Credits: 2 Class Hours
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Status Status: 34 open seats left
Soils: As I See Them
S21/13
Important geological processes that contribute to the development of soils in general, and to Connecticut’s soils in particular, will be discussed.. These processes are both physical and chemical. Geological context for Connecticut’s soils will be provided by covering important characteristics of soil parental material: both the bedrock geology and the glacial materials that cover (and sadly obscure) the bedrock. This lecture will, nevertheless, focus on the development of soils and how Connecticut soils stand out from textbook examples. More
Starts Starts: 3/23/2021 1:00 PM
Ends Ends: 3/23/2021 3:00 PM
Duration Duration: 2 hours
Credits Credits: 2 Class Hours
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Status Status: 40 open seats left
Organic Roses: From Soil to Bloom
S21/09
Learn how to cultivate roses organically starting with soil preparation, selecting appropriate varieties, maintaining your roses, and how to utilize organic roses for medicinal or culinary purposes. How to prune and deadhead roses will also be discussed in this presentation. More
Starts Starts: 4/20/2021 1:00 PM
Ends Ends: 4/20/2021 3:00 PM
Duration Duration: 2 hours
Credits Credits: 2 Class Hours
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Status Status: 10 open seats left
Knowing When Tree Care Has Grown Beyond Your Reach: Meet The Tree Care Professionals
S21/07
If you are having a hard time telling the forest for the trees, then you might not know who to call if you have a tree problem. Whether you have a couple of yard trees or acres of woods, learn who are the tree professionals that can help you with your trees. Find out who can do what, when to call them and where to find them. Topics will also include : Property owner responsibilities, and CT tree laws. More
Starts Starts: 5/18/2021 10:00 AM
Ends Ends: 5/18/2021 12:00 PM
Duration Duration: 2 hours
Credits Credits: 2 Class Hours
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Status Status: 23 open seats left
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