Garden Maintenance- How to be a Good Steward

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Saturday, April 28th from 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Location- Upstairs Conference Room of the Udall Building, 725 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505

Cost: $15 Member/$25 Not-yet-Member

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Now that you have plants in the ground, it is time to learn some maintenance tricks to keep your landscape looking beautiful. You will learn how to plan your seasonal gardening activities well in advance, as well as keep your plants and flowers looking their very best. Learn what to plan for, plant, prune, maintain, plus weed and pest control strategies through this garden maintenance class. 

About your Instructors:

Tracy Neal has worked with landscapes in Santa Fe since 1986, when he moved here to run the nursery at Santa Fe Greenhouses. In 1995 he co-founded a landscape business where he worked with everything from small in-town gardens to large country estates. With his experience as a long-time organic gardener, a Certified Arborist and a one-time certified pest control operator, Tracy has a unique viewpoint on working with Nature to create the best environment possible for all who use the garden.

Sylvan Kaufman consults, writes and teaches about ecology, botany and restoration topics.  Sylvan co-authored “Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification and the Impacts and Control of Common North American Species” first published by Stackpole Books in 2007. She teaches as an adjunct professor for George Washington University’s Sustainable Landscapes Program, volunteers as a docent at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden, works as Adkins Arboretum’s Science Advisor in Maryland, and participates on the Maryland Invasive Species Council.  She has a B.A. in Biology from Vassar College and a Ph. D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Rutgers University.  Sylvan works and gardens in Maryland and New Mexico.