Agriculture & Horticulture

Container Gardening (pdf)
Getting Your Vegetable Garden Started (pdf)

Southwest Speaker Series Archive
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Gardening Resiliency in a Time of Climate Change
Link to Recording if they ask for a password, enter: &3WmdD#7

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Future Garden Favorites: Native Plants
Jennifer Bousselot, PH.D, Colorado State University
Link to recording

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Powering up with Peppers: An Intro to Hot & Sweet Peppers Powering up with Peppers: An Intro to Hot & Sweet Peppers
Dan Hobbs, Southern Colorado Chilé Grower
Link to recording

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Fruit Tree Pruning
Gus Westerman, Dolores Co and Greg Felsen, Montezuma Co Ext
Link to recording (skip through 1st 3 minutes)

Thursday, April 1, 2021
Weeds: How to Identify, Control, and Out-compete
Ben Bain, La Plata Co. Weed Manager
Link to Recording


Colorado Master Gardener Program

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, we are planning to conduct the Colorado Master Gardener (CMG) program online in 2021. For more information, visit the state CMG website.
A tentative schedule for the program can be found here.

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Darrin Parmenter
Horticulture/Small Farms

La Plata County Fruit Tree Gleaning - site has moved! Click Here!

Durango Botanic Gardens: “Our mission is to create public gardens that demonstrate best practices, advance horticultural education, and celebrate the inspirational power of sustainable gardens.”

CSU Extension is excited to be part of the Durango Botanic Gardens and we are thrilled with all the work being done at the Durango Public Library  Demonstration Garden (between the library and the river trail). Come check the garden and become a member of the Society today!

Colorado Gardener

CSU Extension has several publications for the Colorado gardener. Topics in this section include:


Gardening Basics

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Garden Diseases

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Fruits and vegetables

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Native Plants

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Trees & Shrubs

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