Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013, 7:00 p.m., “Yes You Can! Veggie Garden Success”

scarletnantes.pngPresented by Leslie Holzmann, Certified Colorado Gardener

Come learn the ABC’s of vegetable gardening, plus some special tips and techniques that will help you succeed in the Pikes Peak area (including higher altitudes!). Planning and persistence will pay off when you go out to harvest your own veggies.

Leslie Holzmann has been growing plants since she was a toddler, a very long time ago. The lessons learned from almost 20 years of successes and failures in her Black Forest vegetable garden, added to the knowledge gained during an eleven year stint as a volunteer Colorado Master Gardener, enable her to offer proven advice to help you succeed in growing your own food here in the Pikes Peak region.

Free to all at the East Library, 5550 E. Union Blvd.

Wednesday, Jan 12, 2011, 7:00 p.m., “Jump-Start the Garden Season”

scarletnantes.pngPresented by Larry Stebbins, Pikes Peak Urban Gardens

Jump-start the vegetable garden season! What to do in January, February, and March? Larry will use his vast store of garden know-how to get us on the right track to making the best use of the early months in the vegetable garden; seed selection, soil preparation, and early start techniques. The right foundation will lead to a bountiful summer of good eats from the garden.

Free to all at the East Library, 5550 E. Union Blvd.