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Gardening Tips for Colorado Newcomers

January 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Gardening Tips for Colorado Newcomers

Presented by Alison O’Connor

  • Date: Jan. 30th, 1 – 2pm
  • Class Level: Beginner-Intermediate
  • Cost: $12.50
  • Location: Virtual class hosted by Zoom Webinars


Course Description

Even if you’ve lived here for many years, gardening and landscaping 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 O’Connor

Alison Stoven O’Connor is the Colorado State University Extension horticulture agent in Larimer County. She’s been with Extension for fifteen 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 baking delicious treats for friends.



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Originally published on December 28th, 2020. Updated on January 4th, 2021.


January 30
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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