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The Pueblo County Extension office provides assistance and programs for citizens in five main areas: Agriculture, Horticulture, Family and Consumer Science, Natural Resources and 4-H Youth Programs.

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All of our 2020 Yard & Garden classes and their EventBrite links to purchase tickets will be linked below.

The 2020 Yard & Garden classes are listed below with links to register for our classes through Eventbrite.com. All classes are subject to change due to COVID-19.  Once we can hold in-person classes, you will be able to register at the Extension office.

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various peppers with seeds showingSaving seeds from vegetables
Saving Seeds from Vegetables
Tuesday, September 23, 2020
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. MDT
FREE online class – registration required
Purchase tickets by September 16. Register through EventBrite here: Saving Seeds from Vegetables.
Instructor: Sherie Shaffer
Saving seeds from your vegetable garden allows you to save money and grow plants well adapted to your area. Learn how to save seeds from some popular vegetables, seed saving resources that can be helpful, and how to store seeds in your home.
Download flyer here: Saving Seeds from Vegetables.

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composting binsComposting Basics
Saturday, October 17
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
CSU Extension (subject to change)
$20 per person includes materials and worm bin to take home
Purchase tickets by October 10
Instructor: Kata Schmidt
Learn about:
–              Backyard composting
–              Worm composting
–              Science and benefits of composting
–              Pros and cons of commercial compost products

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Three houseplants by a windowThe Basics of Houseplants
Saturday, November 14
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
CSU Extension (subject to change)
$10 per person includes materials
Purchase tickets by November 7
Instructor: Sherie Shaffer
Learn about houseplant propagation methods, and general care for some common houseplants