Ready, Set, GROW! gardening series hosted by the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service. For more details, visit https://desertblooms.nmsu.edu/grow.html to register for each class.
With a surge in gardening questions and requests for gardening presentations, the New Mexico State University - Cooperative Extension Service is offering this FREE "Ready, Set, GROW!" gardening series to share recommended gardening practices.
Presenters will include County Extension Agents and State Extension Specialists with experience in horticulture, insects, and food.
Webinars are listed below with registration links. Sign up separately for each of the classes you would like to attend!
Each webinar is being recorded too! Links to the videos and presentation slides will be added as they become available (within a few days of the live "show"). Scroll further down for info on previously aired webinars in our ongoing series.
Cherry Tomatoes from the NMSU Learning Garden at the NMSU Ag Science Center at Los Lunas
Cherry tomatoes from the NMSU Learning Garden in Los Lunas. Photo credit Marisa Thompson, Aug. 2020.
New Mexico State Cooperative Extension Service
The NMSU Agricultural Science Center at Los Lunas
NMSU Department of Extension Plant Sciences
Upcoming 2023 Webinars
Feb. 15 "Pruning Fruit & Nut Trees" with Dr. Richard Heerema, NMSU Extension Pecan & Pistachio Specialist
Mar. 15 "Seed Propagation, Transplanting, & Seed Storage" with Danise Coon, Senior Research Specialist, NMSU Chile Pepper Institute
Apr. 19 "Vertebrate Pests: Dealing with Gophers, Deer, Rock Squirrels, etc." with Dr. Sam Smallidge, NMSU Extension Wildlife Specialist
May 17 Tomato Topics - Title/Presenter TBD
Jun. 21 "Squash Bugs, Other Hemipteran Insects, and How to Distinguish the Pests from Beneficials" with Dr. Joanie King, NMSU Extension Entomology Specialist
July 19 Soils Topics - Title/Presenter TBD
Aug. 16 Greenhouse Topics - Title/Presenter TBD
Sep. 20 "Container Gardening: Raised Beds & Potted Plants (indoors & out!)" with John Garlisch, Bernalillo County Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent
Oct. 18 Composting with John Zarola, Outreach Coordinator for the Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters program
Nov. 15 Season Extension with Hoop Houses - Title/Presenter TBD
Dec. 13 ANTS! with Dr. Joanie King, NMSU Extension Entomology Specialist