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MG Upcoming Classes/Events

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

CABIN FEVER!

Join us for the 10th Annual Cabin Fever Gardening Conference to be held on March 30, 2019.  This full day of gardening education won’t disappoint the committed gardener.  You’ll be inspired by the possibility of spring and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow gardeners.  Topics this year range from vermiculture and permaculture to  the importance of planting for pollinators. Each speaker in their own way will address the overall theme of ‘Back to Our Roots’.

CLASSES

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

2019 Horticulture Class Series

2019 class series will begin January 17, 2019.  An introduction to the principles and practices involved in the identification, selection, development, production, and care of horticultural crops (fruits, vegetables, turf, and landscape).  Classes will run on Thursday mornings from 9am to noon with Pruning Class occurring from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, March 23, 2019

Individual Horticulture Classes

You can register for individual classes in the Horticulture Series.  The cost is $35 per individual, $40 for two in the same household.

INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTUREJanuary 17, 2019

NATURE AND PROPERTIES OF SOILSJanuary 24, 2019

WATERWISE LANDSCAPING AND WATER CONSERVATIONJanuary 31, 2019

ENTOMOLOGY: INVERTEBRATE PESTS February 7, 2019

PLANT HEALTHCARE and IPM – February 14, 2019

NOXIOUS WEEDS & PESTICIDE USE – February 21, 2019

TURF MANAGEMENT –February 28, 2019

VERTEBRATE PESTS March 1, 2018

URBAN FORESTRY/FIREWISE LANDSCAPING – March 14, 2019

HOME ORCHARDS – March 21, 2019

PRUNING WOODY LANDSCAPE PLANTS – Saturday, March 23, 2019

COMPOSTING, PLANT NUTRITION & FERTILIZING – March 28, 2019

PLANT DISEASE & DIAGNOSIS – April 4, 2019

Spring 2019 Class Sessions

Basic Gardening: Saturday March 2, 9am – noon

Growing Vegetables in the Inland Northwest: Saturday March 2, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Growing Berries & Small Fruit: Saturday March 9,  9am – noon

Herbaceous Landscape Plants: Saturday March 9, 12:30 – 3:30 pm

Raised Bed Gardening: Saturday March 16, 9am- noon

 Home Greenhouses: Saturday March 16, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Beekeeping Classes

at WSU Spokane County Extension

 

Questions?

Contact Us at 477-2181

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