Did you know that 80% of a plant’s problems originate in the soil? Poor soil conditions can influence the success of your garden, but understanding the composition and overall health of your soil can help you establish a successful, thriving, and sustainable garden. Whether you are hoping to grow turf, trees, vegetables or perennials, the secret to success is in the soil. Join us and get the scoop on Colorado’s unique and challenging soils; learn how to use a soil test; and let a Master Gardener with CSU Extension- Arapahoe County guide you through the process of preparing your soil to get your plants off to a strong start.

This class is part of a “Gardening for Newcomers” series! Purchase classes individually, or save money by registering for all five classes at once.

Thursday, April 18, 2019: Introduction to Soils
Thursday, May 9, 2019: Lawn Care Tips for Beginners
Thursday, July 11, 2019: Perennials and Ornamental Grasses
Thursday, September 19, 2019: Trees and Woody Plants Care
Tuesday, October 15, 2019: Preparing Your Garden for Winter