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Category Archives: Horticulture

Beginning Backyard Beekeeping Class

Do you have what it takes to raise bees successfully where you live?  Jefferson County Master Gardeners present a Beginning Backyard Beekeeping class on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W. 6th Avenue, Golden, CO 80401. Registration is required by either downloading the form and mailing it […]

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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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