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Category Archives: Horticulture

2019 Master Gardener Recruitment

Look Like FUN? – Want to be a Master Gardener? Colorado State University and Jefferson County Extension will be offering Master Gardener and Colorado Gardener Certificate classes starting January 2019. If you have an interest in increasing your gardening knowledge and in helping your friends and neighbors become better gardeners and in protecting the environment, […]

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Basic Orchid Culture Class

Jefferson County Extension is offering a class on orchid culture on Wednesday, July 11 from 9-11 a.m. (MDT) at the Extension office in Golden. Topics to be covered include: background information on orchids, general culture information, specific information on the culture of some readily available orchid genera such as Phalaenopsis, Cattleya, Paphiopedilum, Cymbidium and Oncidium. […]

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Food Safety Training for Colorado Cottage Food Producers

Bring Your Food Product to Market! Food Safety Training covers specifics of the Colorado Cottage Food Act and how to safely operate a food business from a home kitchen. You will learn: • Basic food safety – including proper hygiene; preventing cross contamination and cross contact of food allergens; temperature control for safe food preparation, storage, […]

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Boulder, CO

October 2, 2013 This insect has devastated ash trees in many midwestern and eastern states. The Colorado Department of Agriculture has posted information at this location. This pest infests only ash trees. Mountain ash are not ash trees; they belong to a different family of plants and do not develop infestations. Additional information will be […]

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