2017 Home Horticulture
Spring Workshop Series
The Bonner County Gardeners Association is hosting a spring series of six Home Horticultural classes, beginning on March 15. The classes are held in the Ponderay Event Center building at 401 Bonner Mall Way, Suite F. All classes are on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 pm. The classes are each $10 per person. There is limited seating, so to reserve a place for one or more classes.
Here is the schedule for this interesting selection of topics:
Growing Blueberries Successfully
Patty & Fred Omodt
With good cultural conditions, you can grow delicious and abundant blueberries in your home garden. Learn the secrets-varieties, soil condition, fertilization, pruning and more from the owners of Shinglemill Blueberry Farm.
Jennifer Costich-Thompson botanist
Jennifer will teach you how to collect and store seeds, what plants are suitable for harvesting seeds-hybrids vs. heirlooms and more.
Plant Problem Diagnosis
Jennifer Jensen U of I Extension Educator
Are you baffled when your plant looks sick? This will be an introduction to identifying plant problems. Learn to narrow down problems by observing symptoms.
Home Orchard Maintenance
Planting a fruit tree is just the beginning. The next step is assuring the health of your tree. Arthur will provide essential information on keeping your fruit trees healthy and productive.
Harvesting the Garden
Jon has grown a market garden here for years. He can teach you when and how to harvest various crop, as well as storage tips and other important information to make the most of your produce.
Beginning Gardening in North Idaho
A panel discussion by Laurie Brown, Janae Dale and Ann Warwick
For those of you new to the area and/or new to gardening this is a class that will teach you how to select a garden site and will include tips for choosing seeds, how and when to plant and much more.
Permaculture, Hugel Culture & Micro Climates
Sean & Monica Mitzel
Sean and Monica farm here in Bonner County. They will introduce you to wholistic and sustainable practices and will also discuss the importance of micro climates in our region.
Promoting a Healthy Landscape for Bees
Stephen Augistine local beekeeper
We all need to understand the importance of bees and other pollinators in our world. Stephen will discuss practices that will help create a habitat or these beneficial insects.
Presented and Coordinated by Bonner County Gardeners Association
Classes are $10 each per person
Classes are held Wednesday evenings from 6pm – 8pm
Location: Ponderay Event Center 401 Bonner Mall Way, Suite F,
Email inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Or call message line: 265-2070