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Program Contact: Anna Kestell, Extension Education Coordinator
(509) 477-2195 • akestell@spokanecounty.org

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication or program information or reasonable accommodation need to contact Spokane County Extension at 222 N Havana Spokane WA 99202; (509) 477-2048 at least two weeks prior to the beginning any educational class or series.

EVENTS

Master Gardener Foundation of Spokane County Cabin Fever – March 21, 2020

The 2020 Cabin Fever Gardening Symposium will be held at the CenterPlace Regional Event Center in Spokane Valley; it’s scheduled for March 21 with doors opening at 8:30 am, opening remarks at 9:00 am, and classes from 9:15 am to 3:15 pm. Karen Chapman is this year’s keynote speaker and a lifelong gardening enthusiast, a Certified Professional Horticulturist and has spent over ten years as an award- winning designer, author and popular presenter. She will share her ideas during the keynote about “How to Create Captivating Gardens”. During the day’s lineup of classes, she will also present from her new book Deer-Resistant Design. Living in Duvall, Washington she probably has extensive experience learning to co-exist with deer in her garden.

When registering for Cabin Fever, choose one class from each of the four sessions. Classes this year are organized by three strands: Design, Horticulture, and Pruning. You may choose all your classes in one strand or mix it up. It’s your choice. All our instructors are knowledgeable in their field and offer new and inspiring information to take home.

Registration includes your choice of one class from each of the four sessions, coffee and conversation from 8:30 to 9:15 am, a boxed lunch, time to visit our vendors, as well as many door prizes. General admission tickets for the day are priced at $65 (plus handling fee) and $60 (plus handling fee) for Master Gardener Foundation members. Choose your classes before registering; all class descriptions are listed at the Master Gardener of Spokane County Foundation website

CLASSES

are held at:
WSU Spokane County Extension Building
222 N Havana
Spokane WA 99202

2020 Spring Class Series

2/29/2020 Beginning Gardening 9am to noon

2/29/2020 Growing Vegetables in the Inland Northwest 12:30 – 3:30 pm

3/732020 Raised Bed gardening 9am to noon

3/7/2020 Growing Flowers 12:30 – 3:30pm

3/14/2020 Growing Berries in the Inland Northwest 9am to noon

3/14/2020 Growing Small Fruit in the Inland Northwest 12:30 – 3:30pm

 

2020 Horticulture Class Series

The 12-week Course: Thursdays 6  – 9 pm starting in January 2020 (topic dates TBD).  Registration open.

Individual Horticulture Classes

Registration for individual classes in the 2020 Horticulture Series Will begin In October 2019 as instructors agree to teaching dates.

BOTANY and PLANT IDENTIFICATION

SOIL SCIENCE

WATERWISE LANDSCAPING AND WATER CONSERVATION

ENTOMOLOGY: INVERTEBRATE PESTS

PLANT HEALTHCARE and IPM

NOXIOUS WEEDS & PESTICIDE USE

TURF MANAGEMENT

VERTEBRATE PESTS

URBAN FORESTRY/FIREWISE LANDSCAPING

WOODY LANDSCAPE PLANTS

PRUNING WOODY LANDSCAPE PLANTS

COMPOSTING, PLANT NUTRITION & FERTILIZING

PLANT DIAGNOSIS

 

Beekeeping Classes

at WSU Spokane County Extension

 

Questions?

Contact Us at 477-2181

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