2010 Summer Workshops

soil workshop

2010 Summer Learning Center Workshops

Hesperus, CO


June 9, 2010;  6-8 pm Soils Workshop

Over 40 people attended the workshop on June 9th. people attending workshop
Participants brought their own soil samples and made dirt shakes with Beth LaShell. They learned about soil texture and how to ribbon their soil learning about soils
soil percolation demonstration  Gabe Eggers, Twin Buttes Garden Manager, conducted soil percolation demonstrations.
Dr. Phi Shuler talking about mycorrhiza They learned how to use the infiltrometer and pentrometer in the garden with Darrin Parmenter.
learning how to use soil analysis equipment Dr. Phil Shuler talked about the use of mycorrhiza and gave them a sample for their own garden.

July 14, 2010:  6-8 pm Weeds and Methodology Workshop

Darrin Parmenter, LaPlata County Extension, Darrin Parmenter
Beth LaShell showing weed control methods Beth LaShell showed participants different options for mechanical control of weeds.
Gus Westerma showing organic weed management plots Student, Gus Westerman, led tour of organic weed management plots.

August 3, 2010:  Soils and Methodology Workshop