CCAC
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Topics > Garden


Critter Proof Your Landscape
$39.00 (1 section available)
A beautiful flower and shrub garden landscape is worth the wait. Unfortunately, deer, insects and other critters large and small enjoy them as well. Learn what spring choices are critter proof and methods to protect the ones that are not. Now is the time to plant your treasures.

Diagnosing and Treating Disease in Your Landscape
$29.00 (1 section available)
How do I know if my landscape has a disease? No matter how attentive you are with the care of your lawn, trees, and shrubs, disease can surface. Learn what factors lead to disease and how to diagnose and treat disease on your landscape.

Growing Succulents
$39.00 (1 section available)
Learn how to create the right conditions for growing succulents in your landscape, office, or home. Whether they are in the ground or in a pot, succulents add texture and interest to the landscape or indoor environment. Choosing the proper plants for your setting along with proper planting, lighting, and care are the keys to success.

Hillside Gardening
$39.00 (4 sections available)
Does your landscape include a hill? Learn how to turn this into a true landscape asset. Students will explore how to analyze their hill and select the best solution to their problem. Bring a photograph to class and a soil sample.

Home Landscaping
$69.00 (2 sections available)
This course shows the student how to make the most of your property and add some curb appeal to your house. Learn the basic elements of landscape design plus practical techniques to achieve distinctive outdoor surroundings. This course includes methods of site and use analysis, principles of design, construction and plant material.

Hoop Gardening - Extend Your Season
$39.00 (2 sections available)
Hoop gardening will let you get a jump start on gardening in the spring or extend your season in the fall. In this hands-on class with CCAC's own vegetable gardens, discover how easy it is to create a hoop garden and care for your produce. Class meets rain or shine!

Landscape Design Avoiding Common Mistake
$39.00 (1 section available)
For a successful landscape design, the Do-It-Yourselfer needs to avoid some of the common pitfalls that leave the DYI dissatisfied with their design. From subtle errors such as miscalculation to selecting the wrong plants, homeowners can avoid unnecessary expense and headaches by learning how to avoid these errors. A poor landscape choice can also influence other parts of the landscape. Let us help you do it right the first time by making the most of your landscape.

Landscaping the Small Yard
$39.00 (2 sections available)
Do you have a small yard? Don't be discouraged! Learn how to make the most of the space you have while transforming your yard into something that is both beautiful and functional.

Native Pollinators in Your Landscape
$39.00 (2 sections available)
Help promote native pollinators to thrive in your home landscape. Discover why it is important to promote pollinators, tips for establishing a healthy pollinator habitat, and pollinator friendly practices and strategies.

Pruning
$39.00 (1 section available)
This class provides information on why, when, and how to prune. Can proper pruning decrease the need for pesticides? Come prepared to practice proper pruning techniques. Bring a pair of pruning shears with you to class.

STEAM - Through a School Garden!
$59.00 (2 sections available)
A school garden can be a powerful environmental education tool. This is an introduction for educators exploring the many possibilities for a school garden. Discussions will focus on teacher needs, student expectations, resources for materials, estimating projects, garnering volunteers, searching for funding, and much more.

The Perfect Lawn
$39.00 (2 sections available)
Have you always wanted a thick, lush green lawn? It is possible to do it yourself! Learn how to properly care for your lawn through all the seasons of the year. Lawn care will include fertilizers, lime, weed control, revitalizing an old lawn, seeding a new lawn, thatch, aeration, winterizing and proper mowing.

Vegetable Gardening
$39.00 (2 sections available)
Plant a vegetable garden and stretch your food budget. Do you miss the fresh vegetables from the summer time? Are you tired of winter and longing to get started planting in the garden? Discover what cool weather crops can be planted now. Discover how you get a jump on the season. You have never had a garden before? Learn how to get started then enjoy fresh vegetables straight from your own yard.

Wildflowers in the Landscape
$29.00 (2 sections available)
Is your package of wildflower seeds truly wildflowers or is it a mix of perennials? Wildflowers help to attract beneficial insects and birds. Once established in their preferred habitat, they will provide grace and elegance. Discover how to select true wildflowers, the pros and cons of planting wildflowers, and the how to of introducing wildflowers into your landscape.

 
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