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Plant Propagation Series: Starting Plants in the Greenhouse 04/07/15 To 04/07/15
Tuesday, February 3, 10, 17, and 24 (four-week course)∑ 10 am-noon or 6-8 pm or
Tuesday, April 7, 14, 21, and 28 (four-week course)∑ 1-3 pm or 6-8 pm
Michael Caron, USU Extension Horticulturist ∑ $40
Thanksgiving Point Gardens

February Session: Learn about starting plants from seeds and cuttings. The classroom instruction will cover timing, growing mixes, transplanting, and equipment. This class also covers insect pests, disease, environmental problems, and other challenges in greenhouse growing. The focus for this session will be planting of perennials, cuttings, and cool crops (broccoli, kale, etc.). If you are looking for to starting your warm season vegetables (tomatoes, peppers, etc.) please join us for our April sessions. Seeds will be provided.
 
Square Foot Gardening 04/08/15 To 05/20/15
Wednesday, March 4 or March 18 ∑ 7-9 pm
Wednesday, April 8 or April 22∑ 7-9 pm
Wednesday, May 6 or May 20∑ 7-9 pm
Certified SFG Instructors ∑ $25 (one-time class)
Thanksgiving Point Gardens

Learn everything you need to know about this simple and easy system of backyard gardening. Class includes background and history of square foot gardening, advantages over other methods, and explains how you can save 80% or more in space, water, and work. Also, learn about location, construction, perfect soil, planting seasons, vertical gardening, three-season harvesting, and out-of-season gardening. (No member discount)
 
Apple Grafting 04/16/15 To 04/16/15
Thursday, April 16∑ 1-3 pm or 6-8 pm
Michael Caron, Utah State University Etension Horticulturist ∑ $20

Thanksgiving Point Gardens

Come learn the basics of fruit tree grafting in this hands-on workshop! Grafting is the age-old practice of joining plants to specific root systems to get the desirable benefits of both parts. In addition to learning the science and techniques of grafting, participants will graft two apple trees on semi-dwarf rootstock that they will take home with them at the end of the class. Participants can select from the various heirloom and modern apple varieties supplied or bring their own apple scion wood to graft. Included with the fee is two semi dwarf rootstocks and scion wood for grafting. Additional rootstocks & scion wood may be available to purchase at the end of the class for an additional $5 each while supplies last.
 
Tomato Grafting 04/23/15 To 04/23/15
Thursday, April 23 ∑ 1-3 pm or 6-8pm
Michael Caron, USU Extension Horticulture Specialist ∑ $30
Thanksgiving Point Gardens

Tomato grafting is quickly becoming a popular way to put older heirloom tomatoes on disease resistant rootstocks to overcome soil diseases and pests. Grafting vigorous, disease-resistant tomato rootstocks to desirable fruiting varieties has become a cost effective method for growers to overcome many disease and production related issues. Join us for a tomato grafting workshop and take home your own grafted tomato plants to try in your home garden!
 
Terrarium Class 05/07/15
Thursday, May 7 ∙ 6-8 pm
Cost $30

Is the weather leaving you stir crazy? Come stretch out your green thumbs with us during our new terrarium building class. Learn all the doís and doníts in creating these self-contained gardens.

All students will need to bring their own clear glass container to build their terrarium in.
 
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