Come and gain hands on skills through our series of gardening classes. Classes are held throughout the year in both a classroom and/or garden setting. Learn from our passionate and expert educators about a wide range of topics from high altitude garden design to beekeeping. With classes for beginners to experts alike, we're sure we have a class for you. Happy gardening!
Learn how to create an easy and successful system for composting both at home and in the garden.
Let’s get started! In this hands-on workshop, students will learn how to start seeds to be transplanted later in the spring. Each student will take home a flat of starts. This is an encore performance of the March 10th class.
The Perennial Pollinator Class will go over the importance of our local pollinators and what we can do to protect them and help them thrive.
Learn how to create and maintain landscapes around homes, cabins and other buildings to reduce fire risk and its likeliness to spread, using less water and maintaining a visually beautiful landscape.
Thinking about starting a bee hive? This class will teach you how to get started raising bees as well as maintain and encourage the bees all year long!
This class takes students into the flower gardens of Summit Community Gardens to show how to efficiently and successfully harvest flowers.
In this class, students will learn tricks to harvesting difficult to harvest vegetables like potatoes and carrots. We will also go over what to look for when deciding to harvest garlic, as well as the most effective way to harvest, cure and clean garlic.
This class will show you ways to store root vegetables, allowing you to continue to enjoy your harvest into the fall and possibly even into the holidays!
Learn how to plant and prepare your garlic in the ground for the winter, as well as receive tips on how to maintain the growth of your garlic all year long.