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CSU Extension Gardening Webinars

Below are the online classes available from CSU Extension. 
These classes are FREE for the public; registration is required.


UPCOMING CLASSES



Wednesday, July 13: How to Clean, Store, and Prepare Vegetables

Time: 12:00pm (noon) MDT

Instructor: Sheila Beckley, Weld County Extension

Registration required: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwldOGuqT0pGNcD_uFpXM95XLMOoqJWiVfF

After registering, you will be emailed a link to join the Zoom meeting.


Wednesday, August 10: Pet-Friendly Landscaping

Time: 12:00pm (noon) MDT

Instructor: Deryn Davidson, Boulder County Extension

Registration required: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYkdOiopjwrEtYMiGB-xyZprJzRZJBFqLzM

After registering, you will be emailed a link to join the Zoom meeting.


Wednesday, September 14: Fruit Trees for the Front Range

Time: 12:00pm (noon) MDT

Instructor: Amy Lentz, Boulder County Extension

Registration required: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcvcuiupzksE9Bp6ykxjUwUMyGSZiM4uVW-

After registering, you will be emailed a link to join the Zoom meeting.


Wednesday, October 12: Great Plants for Fall Color

Time: 12:00pm (noon) MDT

Instructor: Alison O'Connor, Larimer County Extension

Registration required: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYuc-qsrz0iHdTQad6qGGN9W9794Nb_w4ub

After registering, you will be emailed a link to join the Zoom meeting.


Wednesday, November 9: A Gardening Year-in-Review

Time: 12:00pm (noon) MDT

Instructors: Amy Lentz, Boulder County Extension and Alison O'Connor, Larimer County Extension

Registration required: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ldeCurzwjGtfMcGAXxmWhhtbmsL8QE8Vh

After registering, you will be emailed a link to join the Zoom meeting.


Wednesday, December 14: Evergreens for the Colorado Landscape

Time: 12:00pm (noon) MST

Instructor: Eric Hammond, Adams County Extension

Registration required: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUkdeirpz8uHtPZDTVDmtzfSBssfnQquqhi

After registering, you will be emailed a link to join the Zoom meeting.


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2022 RECORDED CLASSES

Extension Programs are available to all without discrimination. If you have a need for which you seek an accommodation, please notify the listed presenter and allow at least 14 days to provide the accommodations.


Seed Starting

Recorded January 12, 2022

Instructors: Amy Lentz, Boulder County Extension and Alison O'Connor, Larimer County Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/FHVT4vAuM0Q


Kicking off 2022 with Beans!

Recorded January 19, 2022

Instructor: Chelsea Didinger, PhD Candidate and Horticulture Program Outreach Assistant, Colorado State University

Recording: https://youtu.be/gziwwgcaDg0


Gardening Myths

Recorded February 9, 2022

Instructor: Alison O'Connor, Larimer County Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/DiqCJhWwmcw


Planning the Cut Flower Garden

Recorded March 9, 2022

Instructor: Amy Lentz, Boulder County Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/LpbKofOnnKU


Convert Your Turf!

Recorded March 18, 2022

Instructor: Dr. Tony Koski, CSU Extension Turfgrass Specialist

Please take our survey if you watch this class!

Pruning Shrubs: Stop the Senseless Shearing

Recorded March 25, 2022

Instructor: Eric Hammond, Adams County Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/Dh6-scGw7wA

Please take our survey if you watch this class!


A Fool's Guide to Zero-Water Gardens

Recorded April 1, 2022

Instructor: John Murgel, Douglas County Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/zACIglVJFTs

Please take our survey if you watch this class!


Vegetable Varieties

Recorded April 8, 2022

Instructor: Cassey Anderson, Adams County Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/Fih05XpD8nY

Please take our survey if you watch this class!


Landscape Irrigation

Recorded April 13, 2022

Instructor: Alison O'Connor, Larimer County Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/cxWBLaW2Et8

Irrigation Audit fact sheet


Celebrate Trees for Arbor Day!

Recorded April 15, 2022

Instructors: Cassey Anderson, Eric Hammond, Lisa Mason, and Alison O'Connor, CSU Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/jXNfIOxGuUA

Front Range Tree Recommendation List

Please take our survey if you watch this class!


Beneficial Garden Insects

Recorded April 22, 2022

Instructor: Lisa Mason, Arapahoe County Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/9XrlPBmbZk0

Please take our survey if you watch this class!


Basic Botany

Recorded April 26, 2022

Instructor: Lenore Mitchell, Native Plant Master Trainer


Plant Families

Recorded April 28, 2022

Instructor: Lenore Mitchell, Native Plant Master Trainer

Recording: https://youtu.be/eHnaZfdyPqU


Introduction to Landscape Design

Recorded April 29, 2022

Instructor: Deryn Davidson, Boulder County Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/tRJB0r9d-yc

Please take our survey if you watch this class!


Soil Health and Amendments

Recorded May 6, 2022

Instructors: Sarah Schweig, Broomfield County Extension, and Dan Goldhamer, Denver County Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/QSuSN9NyBfI

Please take our survey if you watch this class!


Managing Japanese Beetle

Recorded May 11, 2022

Instructor: Dr. Tony Koski, CSU Extension Turfgrass Specialist

Recording: https://youtu.be/SvLE1nR309U


Bulbs for Summer Blooms

Recorded May 13, 2022

Instructors: Cassey Anderson, Adams County Extension, and Alison O'Connor, Larimer County Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/gzvcK2oVdVU

Please take our survey if you watch this class!


Growing Backyard Berries

Recorded May 20, 2022

Instructor: Amy Lentz, Boulder County Extension

Recordinghttps://youtu.be/nfyKnkBfEeE

Please take our survey if you watch this class!


Plant Besties - Companion Plants

Recorded May 27, 2022

Instructor: John Murgel, Douglas County Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/BoiT_Kbm0JI

Please take our survey if you watch this class!


Beauty and the Bees

Recorded June 3, 2022

Instructors: Deryn Davidson, Boulder County Extension, and Lisa Mason, Arapahoe County Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/U6RpmpuSYOw

Please take our survey if you watch this class!


Dry Shade Gardening

Recorded June 8, 2022

Instructor: Amy Lentz, Boulder County Extension

Recording: https://youtu.be/AllVJzTfGDU

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2021 RECORDED CLASSES

Extension Programs are available to all without discrimination. If you have a need for which you seek an accommodation, please notify the listed presenter and allow at least 14 days to provide the accommodations.

Orchids for the Home
Recorded January 13, 2021
Instructor: Jon Weiss, Master Gardener in Larimer County
Recording: 
https://youtu.be/45rZ_89Jzl4

Alaska Blooms: Peony Production in Alaska
Recorded February 3, 2021
Instructor: Dr. Pat Holloway, University of Alaska-Fairbanks

Tree and Shrub Pruning
Recorded February 10, 2021
Instructor: Amy Lentz, Weld County Extension

Nursery Plant Propagation at Bailey Nursery (Yamhill, OR)
Recorded February 12, 2021
Instructor: Jeffrey Stoven, Manager of Plant Propagation, Bailey Nursery

Cold Hardy Succulents and Cacti
Recorded March 10, 2021
Instructor: Tony Koski, CSU Extension Turfgrass Specialist

Planeación del Jardín de Vegetales (En Español)
Recorded March 13, 2021
Presentadora: Mary Ortiz Castro, Condado de Douglas

Seed Starting
Recorded March 19, 2021
Instructor: Cassey Anderson, Adams County Extension

Garden Insects: Friends and Foes
Recorded: March 26, 2021
Instructor: Lisa Mason, Arapahoe County Extension

Japanese Beetles in Colorado
Recorded: March 31, 2021
Instructor: Dr. Whitney Cranshaw, Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University

Spring Lawn Care
Recorded: April 2, 2021
Instructor: Tony Koski, CSU Extension Turfgrass Specialist

Cultivo de Vegetales en Colorado (En Español)
Recorded Sabado, Abril 3, 2021
Presentadora: Mary Ortiz Castro, Condado de Douglas

Growing and Using Garden Herbs
Recorded: Thursday, April 8, 2021
Instructors: Amber Webb and Alison O'Connor, Larimer County Extension

Summer-Flowering Bulbs
Recorded: Friday, April 9, 2021
Instructor: Alison O'Connor, Larimer County Extension

Tree Planting
Recorded: Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Instructor: Alison O'Connor, Larimer County Extension

Success with Trees Along the Front Range
Recorded: Friday, April 16, 2021
Instructor: Eric Hammond, Adams County Extension

Bee Friendly: How We Can Support Pollinators at Home and on Campus
Recorded: Monday, April 19, 2021
Instructors: Lisa Mason, Arapahoe County Extension and Fred Haberecht, CSU Facilities Management

Cut Flower Gardening
Recorded Friday, April 23, 2021
Instructor: Amy Lentz, Weld County Extension
Class recording: https://youtu.be/9qe1Ry498ek

Protecting Gardens from Animals
Recorded Friday, April 30, 2021
Instructor: Carol O'Meara, Boulder County Extension

Container Vegetable Gardening
Recorded Friday, May 7, 2021
Instructor: Sarah Schweig, Broomfield County Extension

Common Weeds in Front Range Landscapes
Recorded Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Instructor: Amy Lentz, Weld County Extension

Things Mom Taught Me: Gardening Wisdom (Or Not)
Recorded Friday, May 14, 2021
Instructor: John Murgel, Douglas County Extension

Best Of Perennials from the CSU Perennial Trials
Recorded Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Instructor: Jim Klett, CSU Extension Ornamental Plant Specialist

Celebrate Pollinators for National Pollinator Week! 
Recorded June 25, 2021
Instructor: Lisa Mason and Deryn Davidson 

Troubleshooting Irrigation Issues
Recorded July 14, 2021

Instructor: Tony Koski, CSU Extension Turfgrass Specialist


When a Beekeeper Needs a Veterinarian
Recorded August 2, 2021
Instructor: Cassie McDonald, Intern, CSU Extension

Pickling Basics

Recorded September 8, 2021
Instructor: Amber Webb, Larimer County Extension

Fall-Planted Bulbs for Spring Blooms
Recorded October 13, 2021
Instructor: Alison O'Connor, Larimer County Extension

2021 Gardening Year-in-Review

Recorded November 10, 2021
Instructors: Amy Lentz, Weld County Extension and Alison O'Connor, Larimer County Extension

Evergreens and Holiday Decor

Recorded December 8, 2021 

Instructors: Amy Lentz, Weld County Extension and Alison O'Connor, Larimer County Extension

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2020 RECORDED CLASSES

Extension Programs are available to all without discrimination. If you have a need for which you seek an accommodation, please notify the listed presenter and allow at least 14 days to provide the accommodations.

Colorado Butterflies
Recorded: Thursday, April 9
Featuring Bob Hammon, Retired Extension Entomologist, Western Region
Class recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcrIoR3fHTw&t=741s

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Growing Grapes Part 1: An Introduction

Recorded: Tuesday, April 7
Instructor: Miranda Ulmer, Viticulture Specialist, CSU Extension
Class recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvpOQPc1xD4&feature=youtu.be

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Yard and Garden Boot Camp: Trees and Shrubs
Recorded: Saturday, April 11
Instructor: Alison O'Connor, CSU Extension in Larimer County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/PStogqGBmWg

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An Overview of Routt County Gardening
Recorded: Tuesday, April 14
Instructor: Todd Hagenbuch and the Routt County Master Gardeners
Class recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVpjNf-KJck&feature=youtu.be

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Routt County Grows Its Own: Part I (salad greens, perennials, and season extension)
Recorded: Tuesday, April 21
Instructor: Todd Hagenbuch and the Routt County Master Gardeners
Class recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9Z4_qF1240&feature=youtu.be

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Showcasing Plant Select
Recorded: Wednesday, April 22
Instructor: Amy Lentz, CSU Extension in Weld County
Class recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPk95IAr27g&feature=youtu.be

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Routt County Grows Its Own: Part II (veggies, transplanting, and insects)
Recorded: Tuesday, April 28
Instructor: Todd Hagenbuch and the Routt County Master Gardeners
Class recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NT86qLJcrAg&feature=youtu.be

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Routt County Gardening 201 (weeds, permaculture, and pollinators for native plants)
Recorded: Tuesday, May 5
Instructor: Todd Hagenbuch and the Routt County Master Gardeners
Class recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UOprhnay14&feature=youtu.be

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Summer Blooming Bulbs
Recorded: Wednesday, May 6
Instructor: Alison O'Connor, CSU Extension in Larimer County
Class recordinghttps://youtu.be/fdhpFlLEvJw

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Battling Japanese Beetles
Recorded: Friday, May 8
Instructor: Lisa Mason, CSU Extension in Arapahoe County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/wD1bW7It6Cc

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Growing and Preserving Herbs
Recorded: Wednesday, May 13
Instructors: Amber Webb and Alison O'Connor, CSU Extension in Larimer County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/BGdBOfegXdo

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Patio Gardening: Veggies and More!
Recorded: Wednesday, May 20
Instructor: Alison O'Connor, CSU Extension in Larimer County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/F9gfajAkayQ

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Waterwise Landscaping Tips and Tricks
Recorded: Wednesday, May 27
Instructor: Amy Lentz, CSU Extension in Larimer County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/vodEhHqlwlo

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The Native Lawn of Your Dreams
Recorded: Wednesday, June 3
Instructor: Dr. Tony Koski, CSU Extension Turfgrass Specialist
Class recording: https://youtu.be/glmgAFmscwI

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Growing Tomatoes
Recorded: Wednesday, June 10
Instructor: Jon Weiss, CSU Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/cyUx1wc5Kes

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Berries for the Colorado Garden
Recorded: Wednesday, June 10
Instructor: Amy Lentz, CSU Extension in Weld County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/KVOapCqWRTk

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Some Like it Hot: Perennials
Recorded: Wednesday, June 17
Instructor: Alison O'Connor, CSU Extension in Larimer County
Class recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAHnz45Y0Zk&feature=youtu.be

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Water Conservation in the Garden
Recorded: August 12 at 12:30PM Mountain Time
Instructor: Amy Lentz, CSU Extension in Weld County
Class recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5e_EZteVJiA&feature=youtu.be

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Bulbs for Fall Planting
Recorded: August 21 at 12:00PM Mountain Time
Instructor: Carol O'Meara, CSU Extension in Boulder County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/5ix72iYn6Lo 

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Edible Native Plants
Recorded: August 28 at 12:00PM Mountain Time
Instructor: Dr. Irene Shonle, CSU Extension in El Paso County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/4te2Q4u1Jp4

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Great Plants for Fall Color
Recorded: September 4 at 12:00PM Mountain Time
Instructor: Dr. Alison O'Connor, CSU Extension in Larimer County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/IJHUJlZY9nw

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Shade Tree Options
Recorded: September 9 at 12:30pm Mountain Time
Instructors: Alison O'Connor, CSU Extension in Larimer County; and Ken Kawamura, Town of Windsor Forester
Class recording: https://youtu.be/f6FTXLyl2bs

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Edible Landscaping
Recorded: September 11 at 12pm Mountain Time
Instructor: Cassey Anderson, CSU Extension in Adams County

Class recording: https://youtu.be/Rqz0X9Rv17Y

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Fall Lawn Care
Recorded: September 18 at 12pm Mountain Time
Instructor: Dr. Tony Koski, CSU Extension Turf Specialist
Class recording: https://youtu.be/ZZO3HuCrLKc

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Ornamental Grasses
Recorded: September 25 at 12pm Mountain Time
Instructor: Amy Lentz, CSU Extension in Weld County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/F8CgNa7YaY8

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Season Extension
Recorded: October 2 at 12pm Mountain Time
Instructor: Eric Hammond, CSU Extension in Adams County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/Xe0WpY31Tho

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End of Season Gardening
Recorded: October 6 at 12pm Mountain Time
Instructor: Susan Bonsall, CSU Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/Podif57htS8

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Where do Insects go in the Winter?
Recorded: October 9 at 12pm Mountain Time
Instructor: Lisa Mason, CSU Extension in Arapahoe County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/UtZt-VdFQ5o

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Hardy Succulents and Making Pumpkin Succulent Crafts 
Recorded: October 14 at 12:30pm Mountain Time
Instructors: Amy Lentz, Tony Koski, and Alison O'Connor, CSU Extension
Class recording: https://youtu.be/prSMWWHUu1w

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Seed Saving 
Recorded: October 16 at 12:00PM Mountain Time
Instructor: Sarah Schweig, CSU Extension in Broomfield County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/OcPNrKkurus

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Planning the Vegetable Garden
Recorded: October 22 at 12PM Mountain Time
Instructor: Jon Weiss, CSU Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/gAOIaF9mzdg

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Basic Landscape Design and Planning for 2021
Recorded: October 23 at 12:00PM Mountain Time
Instructor: Deryn Davidson, CSU Extension in Boulder County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/Me4NlKmkwDc

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Garden Friends and Frights: True Tales from the Backyard Underworld 
Recorded: October 30, 2020 at 12PM Mountain Time
Instructors: Lisa Mason and John Murgel, CSU Extension 
Class recording: https://youtu.be/jomuTVbwLGg

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Showcasing Plant Select
Recorded: November 11, 2020 at 12:30PM Mountain Time
Instructor: Amy Lentz, CSU Extension in Weld County
Class recording: 
https://youtu.be/nFV3Y6FIX1k

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Holiday Plants: Winter's Bright Spot
Recorded: December 9, 2020 at 12:30pm Mountain Time
Instructor: Susan Bonsall, CSU Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County
Class recording: https://youtu.be/-5gt9433kGQ

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Unlikely Blooms: The Tale of Colorado WWII Victory Gardens
Recorded: December 9, 2020 
Instructor: Dr. Bonnie Clark, 
Professor & Curator of Archaeology at the University of Denver
Class recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIGEsT9uu5c&feature=youtu.be