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Category Archives: Horticulture

Apple Tree Grafting Class

Register for one of our Apple Tree Grafting Classes and Hands-on Workshop being offered on April 12, 13, 14 and 15 from 9 a.m. to noon.  In this 3 hour workshop, you will learn the art and science of woody plant grafting and produce your very own grafted apple or pear tree. Register at: The […]

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Fruit Tree Pruning Class

Register for our Fruit Tree Pruning class to be held on March 17 at 9 a.m.  For this 2 hour class, you will learn about winter pruning, including timing, strategies and techniques. There is no rain/snow date and so the class will proceed regardless of what Mother Nature brings.  So, make sure you dress in layers […]

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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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