CCAC
Saturday, May 8, 2021
Topics > Garden


Companion Planting
$29.00 (1 section available)
Eliminate bothersome and harmful insects in your garden without using pesticides by using the many plants that produce natural substances that can repel harmful pests. Discover the many varieties of herbs, flowers, and other plants that can add beauty to your landscape while keeping the bugs away. Learn which plants grow well together and which you should separate in the garden.

Container Gardens
$39.00 (1 section available)
Do you have a small yard, no yard, or just can't bend to reach the yard anymore? Gardening is still possible and within your reach! Container gardening can offer you the same joys as gardening in a large area. Selecting containers, choosing soil media, selecting proper plants for your site, fertilizing, and maintaining are some of the topics covered in this workshop.

Gardening With Perennials
$39.00 (1 section available)
Come and learn to plant your garden with perennials. When planted in the right place and cared for properly, these plants will come back year after year, creating a lower-maintenance garden. With this approach you save money in the long run, buying minimal plants each following spring. Your instructor will show with lecture and slides how to have color and interest from March through October. This class will contain many aspects of perennial planting.

Growing Fruits and Berries
$39.00 (1 section available)
Always wanted to grow your own fruits and berries to eat freshly picked or to cook and bake with? We know just how to help. Students will discover the wide range of varieties that are best to plant in this area along with the benefits of fruits and berries in the landscape. When you have an abundance of harvest, learn the best way of preserving them.

Growning Plants for Fun and Profit
$139.00 (3 sections available)
Turn your love of plants into an enjoyable and profitable home business. Learn how to grow and market plants on a small scale without major capital investment. In an area as small as 1000 sq. ft., you can generate thousands of dollars' worth of plant material in a single growing season. This course is your practical guide to licensing, site preparation, equipment, how and where to find supplies, how to select and produce plants appropriate to your climate zone, how to produce quality material and, most importantly, how to market your product.

Herbs & Veggies As Garden Fillers
$29.00 (1 section available)
Herbs and veggies are quite pretty! Learn how to blend herbs and vegetables in between the other plants in your landscape. Discover how to incorporate flowers into your vegetable garden. This practice will not only save time and water but add texture and color to your garden beds. Did you know that some herbs and flowers repel unwanted insect pests and some attract useful insects to your garden?

Hillside Gardening
$39.00 (1 section 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.

Identifying Weeds
$29.00 (1 section available)
Is it a flower or a weed? Learn to identify what to keep and what to weed. Also learn how to identify and control invasive plants that can quickly take over the garden.

Succession Planting for Vegetable Gardening
$29.00 (1 section available)
Extend your vegetable garden far into the season and stretch your food budget. Does your spring or summer garden expire too soon? Discover how to have fresh produce at your fingertips all the way from spring through autumn. This is something you can start right now even if you don't have a summer garden planted yet! Learn how to get started and enjoy fresh vegetables straight from your own yard.

The Frugal Gardener - Gardening on the Cheap
$29.00 (1 section available)
You can shell out a LOT of cash on plants and supplies at garden centers and home remodeling stores! Learn how to garden the economical way by seed-saving, propagating plants, home remedies, and reusing/repurposing common items. You will receive a variety of resources where you can borrow tools, and get access to free or cheap supplies.

 
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