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Kremmling hosts land stewardship workshops

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KREMMLING ” High country gardens might become more common this year as families look to save a few dollars at the grocery store.

But growing food in the sub-alpine and montane zones of the Rockies can be brutally challenging. Experts with the Middle Park Conservation District, Colorado State University and Morales Farms will offer tips on transplanting vegetable plants, garden layout and other topics during a May 16 workshop series at the CSU Extension Hall in Kremmling.

Other topics include:

soil

water

plants and weeds

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livestock management

living with wildlife

home energy efficiency.

The talks focus on Grand County but some of the info is applicable to all High Country residents.

Presenters include speakers from Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Colorado Division of Wildlife, Grand County Division of Natural Resources and the High Country Conservation Center.

Very light refreshments will be available although no bottled water will be offered. Participants should bring their lunch because right at 12 p.m. the gardening classes will begin. These will be presented by Carol Morales and she will discuss what vegetables can grow in Grand County, transplanting vegetables and growing companion plants and garden layout.

Carol has made several presentations across Grand County during the month of April and these will continue during May. Her classes have been extremely well attended and participants have gained valuable gardening knowledge, according to a press release from the Middle park Conservation District.

Morales is also known to Summit County from selling hearty Grand County produce at local farmers markets. Her presentations begin at 12 p.m. on May 16 and ends at 4.

The Middle Park Conservation District, CSU and Morales Farms all look forward to seeing many of you at the Extension Hall in Kremmling on Saturday May 16. Please call (724)3456 for further information.