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Category Archives: Horticulture

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Celebrate Pollinators

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Pollinator Art Show for Students

In celebration of National Pollinator Week, Jeffco Master Gardeners will host a high school student art show celebrating pollinators. Winners will be announced at the CSU Extension Pollinator Celebration on June 24, 2017 at the Jefferson County Memorial Gardens located on the southwest side of the Jefferson County Government Center. Click here for an entry form.

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We are hiring a Master Gardener Coordinator

CSU Extension is looking for a part time employee to manage the Jefferson County Master Gardener program. See a complete position announcement here.    

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CSU Extension: Active in Jeffco for 100 years

The Jefferson County Agricultural Agent, K. A McCaskill, reported for the year November 15, 1919 to November 30, 1920 that “The county agent drove or travelled during the year 8780 miles (in a Ford) on 530 gallons of gas, or an average of 16.6 miles per gallon…The county agent travelled 437 miles by rail in […]

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Jefferson County Master Gardeners Celebrate 40 Years!

On October 27, horticulture agents, commissioners, CSU staff, as well as Master Gardeners and their guests gathered to celebrate the 1,121 citizens of Jefferson County who have been through the intense Master Gardener program by Colorado State University over the past 40 years.  Training to become educators, these folks have utilized different platforms to educate […]

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