News Release Details

1/11/2014

EAC to offer Gardening and Landscaping again this spring

By Jessica Morgenthaler

Thatcher, AZ—Eastern Arizona College's Gardening and Landscaping class will be offered once again this spring. The class will gather Thursday evenings (beginning January 16), from 4-6:50 p.m. at Discovery Park Ranch.

The class is for anyone interested in gardening in the desert and will cover topic including Graham County weather and climate, plant growth, soils and fertilizers, pruning, vegetable and herb gardening, landscape design, fruit and nut production, irrigation, composting, raised beds, flower and ornamental gardening, plant propagation, weed control, entomology, and lawn care. For those students who are interested, successful completion of this course will fulfill the training requirements for the University of Arizona-Graham County Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program.

To sign up for Gardening and Landscaping, call EAC?s Records and Registration Office at 428-8270 and ask to register for class section #1998. Students 55 and over receive an in-state tuition waiver, and many students will be able to add this class to their existing class schedule at no extra charge.

For more information about EAC?s Gardening and Landscaping class, contact Bill Brandau, class instructor, at 928-428-2611.

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