September 2020 - March 2021 Ready, Set, GROW!a FREE Webinar Series on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 3 pm
Have you been cooped up in the house too long, dreaming about starting your own vegetable garden or landscape garden? Or maybe you're an avid gardener who's continually learning new things and noticing new problems? Either way, gardening at home has huge benefits for both physical and mental health, plus short- and long-term environmental benefits, if done sustainably.
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 will be on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 3 pm. The topics are 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 weeks of the live "show").
Upcoming "Ready, Set, GROW!" Webinars for 2021 Click highlighted session titles below to register for each class
Jan 20 -- Health Benefits of Gardening Registration Link with Suzanne Cole, Mora County Extension
Feb 3 -- "Starting Seeds Indoors" with Nissa Patterson
Feb 17 -- "Winter Weed Management" with Leslie Beck
Mar 3 -- "Designing Landscapes for Diversity" with Amanda Skidmore
Mar 17 -- "Pruning Basics" with Marisa Thompson
ALL TOPICS AND PRESENTERS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Previously aired "Ready, Set, GROW!" Webinars in 2020
Planting the Fall Veggie Garden
Sept. 2, 2020 - 3 PM
John Garlisch, Bernalillo Extension, presenter
Late Summer is the perfect time to replant vegetables that like to ripen when it is cool. Start to plan for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner. Frost will be starting in a couple of weeks in some parts of New Mexico!
Event occurred on Sept. 2 - CLICK HERE FOR THE RECORDED SESSION ON YOUTUBE Please note that full closed captioning will be made available as soon as possible, using this link.
Pollinator Habitat for the Fall/Winter Garden
Amanda Skidmore, NMSU Integrated Pest Management Specialist, presenter
Want to provide food and shelter to protect pollinators during fall and winter? Dr. Amanda Skidmore will present tips about providing resources to support the pollinator community in the garden.
Event occurred on Sept. 16 - CLICK HERE FOR THE RECORDED SESSION ON YOUTUBE Please note that full closed captioning will be made available as soon as possible, using this link.
The Humble Herb
Oct. 7, 2020 - 3 PM
Suzanne Cole, Mora County Extension, presenter
Event occurred on Oct 7 - Presentation was recorded and will be made available shortly.
Demonstrating how to grow, harvest, AND preserve fresh herbs at home!
Learn how to save and store seeds from your garden!
Oct. 21, 2020 - 3 PM
Lynda Garvin, Valencia County Extension, presenter
Event occurred on Oct 21, 2020 - CLICK HERE FOR THE RECORDED SESSION Please note that full closed captioning will be made available as soon as possible. The new link will be provided here.
Selecting and Planting Trees
Learn about selecting trees from the nursery and planting them correctly in your yard.
Nov 4, 2020 at 3pm
Jeff Anderson, Dona Ana Extension Agent
Event occurred on Nov. 4 - CLICK HERE FOR THE RECORDED SESSION ON YOUTUBE! Please note that improved closed captioning will be made available as soon as possible.
Taking Care of the Winter Landscape
Learn how to take care of your trees, shrubs, and perennials in the outdoors landscape during the winter.
Nov 18, 2020 -3pm
Marisa Thompson, NMSU Horticulture Specialist
Event occurred on Nov. 18 - CLICK HERE FOR THE RECORDED SESSION Please note that improved closed captioning will be made available as soon as possible.
Gardening Gift Ideas
Join the Ready, Set, GROW crew as we share our favorite garden-related books, tools, and gear!
Event occurred on Dec. 3 - CLICK HERE FOR THE RECORDED SESSION ON ZOOM Please note that full closed captioning will be made available as soon as possible and that link will be included here.
Holiday Wine Pairings for New Mexico with Dr. Gill Giese
Event occurred on Dec. 16 - Link to the recorded session will be added ASAP!
Houseplant Care with John Garlisch
Houseplant Care Video -- note text transcription is auto generated. We are working to clean up any errors.
For more information, contact Marisa Thompson