Extend Your Growing Season With PEEC Class

Planting seeds. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Summer is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean your gardening season has to.

Local certified arborist Laural Hardin will give a basic class at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 for those who have any type of season extending structure and wish to learn how to operate and maintain it for optimum yield.

In this 1.5 hour class, Hardin will discuss important factors such as ideal temperatures, humidity, air exchange and environmental controls. Participants will learn the basics of sanitation and the importance of consistent pest management.

The cost to attend the class is $6, or $5 for PEEC members. No advance registration is required, however to ensure a spot in the class, it is possible to register by visiting http://www.pajaritoeec.org, emailing mailto:programs@pajaritoeec.orgor calling (505) 662-0460.

Laura Hardin is a certified arborist and integrated pest management specialist. She specializes in diagnosing and solving tree and garden problems. With an interest in helping people understand the natural balance in the landscape, Hardin teaches how to avoid most issues by learning to see the root cause. She loves to share her knowledge with hands on workshops and fact filled talks.

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