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Gardening Tips for Colorado Newcomers

February 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm



  • Date: February 1
  • Time: 10-noon
  • Cost: $18 (+ $2.50 service charge per ticket)


Course Description:

Even if you’ve lived here for many years, gardening in Colorado poses unique challenges each season. Learn the basics and pick up some helpful tips for growing vegetables, having a healthy lawn, and managing and selecting the best trees and shrubs for your landscape. Despite the various factors that face gardeners, adapting for our climate and conditions can result in beautiful landscapes in Northern Colorado. 


Presented by Alison Stoven O’Connor:

Alison Stoven O’Connor is the Colorado State University Extension horticulture agent in Larimer County. She’s been with Extension for 15 years. Alison coordinates the Larimer County Master Gardener program and assists homeowners and industry with horticultural questions. She attended Iowa State University and The Ohio State University, majoring in horticulture, and completed her Ph.D. at Colorado State University in 2014, studying nursery tree production and landscape establishment. In her spare time she enjoys golfing, tending to her backyard chickens and growing giant zucchini for competition. 


Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate


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Originally published on December 11th, 2019. Updated on January 7th, 2020.


February 1, 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Fort Collins Nursery
2121 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins, 80524
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