“Basics of Gardening Series”

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June 7, 2018 4:00 PM
Edgewood Senior Center located at 114 Quail Trail in Edgewood

Santa Fe County, in partnership with New Mexico State Agricultural Extension Office, will be hosting a “Basics of Gardening Series” to be held in May and early June 2018 at the Edgewood Senior Center located at 114 Quail Trail in Edgewood. The purpose of this series is provide information on gardening in New Mexico and will culminate in the design and planting for the Edgewood Senior Center Garden demonstration project. The purpose of this series is provide information on gardening in New Mexico and will culminate in the design and planting for the Edgewood Senior Center Garden demonstration project.


The Basics of Gardening Series classes will be held on Thursdays from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

May 10
Backyard Fruit, Berry & Grape Production – Dr. Marisa Thompson, NMSU Extension Horticulture Specialist
Integrated Pest Management/Basic Entomology – speaker TC

May 17
Soil & Sustainable Gardens - Sara Duran, Bernalillo County Extension Horticulture Agent
Watering Systems and Water Harvesting/Systems Assessment – Tom Dominguez, Santa Fe Agricultural Extension

May 24
Basic Gardening and Set Up – Linda Garvin, Sandoval County Extension Agriculture Agent
Successful Volunteer Efforts – Kelly White, Master Gardener Program Coordinator

May 31/June 1
Hoop House Construction – Del Jimenez, Agricultural Specialist, NMSU Alcalde Research Station
Growing Season and Plant Varieties – Gene Winn, Torrance County Extension Agriculture Agent

June 7
Disease Plant Diagnosis – John Garlisch, Bernalillo County Extension Agriculture Agent
Composting – Deb Farson, Santa Fe Master Gardener

The purpose of this series is provide information on gardening in New Mexico and will culminate in the design and planting for the Edgewood Senior Center Garden demonstration project.


Please feel free to contact Santa Fe County Senior Planner Erin Ortigoza at 505.986.2452 or email at [bot protected email address]  or contact Santa Fe County Agricultural Extension Agent Tom Dominguez at 505-471-4711 or email at [bot protected email address]  for additional information.