EWC highlights upcoming Container Gardening and Gardening in Goshen County classes

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 • 4:33 pm

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering the following classes.

GARDENING IN GOSHEN COUNTY—what will grow here?
Instructor:  Great Gardens Greenhouse

There are many challenges to gardening and landscaping, particularly in Wyoming and Goshen County.   Although Wyoming is considered to be zone 3 & 4, there is no guarantee that a zone 3 &4 plant will thrive without some special care, at least.  The staff at Great Gardens want to help you make the best decision when choosing plants, whether annuals, perennials, shrubs or trees.  They want your landscaping and gardening experiences to be positive.  In this class you will become familiar with what will grow best in the Torrington and Goshen County area.

Date:  Thursday, April 13
Time:  5:30-7:30pm
Cost:   $25
Location:  Great Gardens Greenhouse
4706 Hwy 26/85

Instructor:  Great Gardens Greenhouse Staff

Creating a container garden is a genius way to grow your own vegetables, herbs, flowers, shrubs, annuals, perennials , whether you’re  short of space, don’t have a lot of time, are new to gardening, or simply want an easy way to add to your existing gardening area. In this class you will learn about the type and size of containers, as well as soil, water, drainage, and fertilizer requirements. Whether you are wanting to container garden to provide fresh produce for your table or to beautify your porch, deck or backyard, this is the class for you.   This is a hands-on class and you may get a little soil under your nails.

Date:   Thursday, April 20
Time:   5:30-7:30pm
Cost:   $35    includes basic garden container, soil & plants
Location:  Great Gardens Greenhouse
4706 Hwy 26/85

To register for these classes or others, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8323 or stop by to visit them at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.


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