Extend a growing season with a backyard greenhouse.
Have you ever thought of going outside to your backyard greenhouse during the cold weather months to pick fresh lettuce or plant some basil? Explore a variety of budget-friendly backyard greenhouses, what can be grown in them, and how to extend a growing season.
Presenter: Christina Lueking, Extension Horticulture Educator
About the Four Seasons Gardening Series
Summer is a time of growth and exploration. Learn something new around the garden space, including how sunflowers are helping the global food market, discover trees that bloom during the heat of summer, and considerations for putting up a backyard greenhouse to extend your growing seasons to year-long. Four Seasons Gardening sessions led by Extension’s horticulture experts are free to attend, and registration is required.
Register for these additional workshops in the series
June 20 | Beyond the Beauty: The Global Impact of Sunflowers
To gardeners, sunflowers are known for their beauty, but they are not just another pretty face. Explore the impact sunflowers have on the global food market and their potential to help contaminated lands recover from industrial use. After attending, attendees will have a greater appreciation for these bright summer blooms and be eager to incorporate some of the new cultivars into their own growing space.
Presenter: Emily Swihart, Extension Horticulture Educator
July 11 | More than Shade: Explore Summer Blooming Trees
After spring blooms fade and summer arrives, trees are often showing green foliage and offer the opportunity for shade from the summer heat. Trees are more than that, as summer-blooming trees and shrubs are just getting started. Discover different summer-blooming trees that provide a boost of color and ornamental features in the landscape over another season.
Presenter: Sarah Vogel, Extension Horticulture Educator