Events

2019 water smart workshops

WHEN: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. (see the dates below)
WHERE: The Desert Oasis Teaching Garden at the Albuquerque
Academy, 6400 Wyoming Blvd. NE
WHAT TO BRING: Notebook, water bottle, sun hat, sunscreen
Call 842-WATR (9287) and select Option 4 to speak to a member of our water conservation team. No need to register in advance!

March 2 – Seed Starting

Basics of starting your own seedlings for transplanting, making potting mix, navigating seed catalogues, planning for
spring/summer.

March 9 – Planting an Early Spring Garden

Amending your soil, transplanting and direct seeding cold hardy plants, how to use row cover for season extension.

March 30 – Planning Your Summer Garden

How to plan your own vegetable garden, companion planting, spacing, irrigation needs, maps/drawings

April 6 – Planning Your Summer Garden

How to plan your own vegetable garden, companion planting, spacing, irrigation needs, maps/drawings.

June 8 – Watering During the Heat of the Summer
Different types of irrigation and water saving strategies to beat the heat and help your vegetable garden flourish.

July 6 – Pest & Disease Management
Troubleshooting common vegetable garden pests and diseases, how to identify, prevent, and treat.

July 13 – Seed Saving
Basics on seed saving from your own vegetable garden, avoiding cross-pollination, collection, cleaning, and storage.

SPECIAL EVENT:
September 7 – Harvest Festival 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Celebrate the harvest season and learn how to make the most of your garden bounty.

Join us for a family friendly evening celebration of summer’s abundance and meet local farmers, artisans, and educators. We’ll have cooking demos, a varietal tasting, games, music and more!

WHERE: The Desert Oasis Teaching Garden at the Albuquerque
Academy, 6400 Wyoming Blvd. NE

 

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Water Conservation Program
P.O. Box 568
Albuquerque, NM 87103-0568

www.abcwua.org

505-842-WATR  Option 4

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