2017 Spring Gardening Symposium - Jump Start Your Garden

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Thank you for your interest in our Gardening Symposium. Because of the privilege of using the Jefferson County Administration Building, we are restricted to the exact number of guests we are allowing to register. If registration is closed and you see we have reached capacity, we are sorry we will miss you this time. If it is not, you may try and show up at the door. Otherwise, please let us know you are interested and we will put you on our mailing list for the March symposium information. Thanks so much.

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Jefferson County Administration Bldg. (The Taj)

100 Jefferson Parkway

Golden, CO 80419

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Thank you for your interest in our Gardening Symposium. Because of the privilege of using the Jefferson County Administration Building, we are restricted to the exact number of guests we are allowing to register. If registration is closed and you see we have reached capacity, we are sorry we will miss you this time. If it is not, you may try and show up at the door. Otherwise, please let us know you are interested and we will put you on our mailing list for the March symposium information. Thanks so much.
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Jump Start Your Garden the Right Way: Success strategies for beginning and intermediate gardeners.

This is a full day of exciting vegetable gardening education especially designed for the beginning gardener and those who need some help with their gardens. Classes are structured to give you the latest science based information to give you the best possible start on this gardening season. No questions unanswered!


Morning Session
Best Management Practices for Planning This Year’s Garden – Where do you start? Learn the basic planning skills to guarantee a great garden this year whether it is your first garden or you are trying to perfect the one you already have.
The Dirt on Dirt – It is estimated that nearly 80% of all garden problems originate with the soil and lack of appropriate preparation. Learn how to avoid problems and develop the best soil possible for the biggest and healthiest harvest ever.
The 10 Easiest Vegetables to Grow in Colorado – Why not start with the most successful veggies to grow in Colorado? You will not only get a list of the top 10 best, but we’ll tell you how to do it successfully as well as how to share techniques for succession planting to keep it interesting for three seasons.


Lunch
Lunch and Learn Class (Class requires separate registration on the form – limited space - Lunch and learn is NOT included in any registrations with promo codes. The additional fee applies)
Incorporating Flowers and Herbs into the Vegetable Garden – Add some interest and variety to your vegetable garden by incorporating aromatic herbs and edible flowers to the mix. Learn the best options for Colorado gardens and how to do it successfully.

Afternoon Session
Tomatoes – The Holy Grail – If you only grow one vegetable, make it a tomato! So what are the secrets of growing the best tasting, best producing tomatoes? Are heirlooms better than hybrids? What are the most common things people do wrong? Learn this and more to make your tomato crop amazing!
Seed Starting or Transplants? – What is best? What is easiest? What’s the difference? Variety? Cost? And the list goes on. What are the best strategies for planting seeds? Come get a great tutorial in starting your garden the best way possible for you.
Container Vegetable Gardening - Short on space? – no worries. Almost any vegetable can be successfully grown in a container. You will learn container planting strategies to maximize pleasure and production from your small space gardens.


Cost: $75, includes lunch
Lunch and Learn an additional $10 per person

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Jefferson County Administration Bldg. (The Taj)

100 Jefferson Parkway

Golden, CO 80419

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