High-Altitude Victory Garden

High-Altitude Victory Garden Series starting April 16 prepares you to grow and preserve affordable and healthy vegetables, fruits, and herbs in the Tetons

Want to grow a garden this year but…

n Don’t think you have a green thumb?

n Don’t think you have enough space?

n Think it’s too expensive? Too hard in our short-season climate? Too time consuming?

n Think it takes a lot of fancy equipment?

n Don’t think you’ll know what to do with all that produce?

Think again! Enroll in the High-Altitude Victory Garden Series...six classes to prepare you to grow fresh, safe, healthy food for your families and save money doing it! Learn about soil, composting, planning a productive vegetable garden, managing insects, weeds and diseases, organic basics, gardening with kids, smart watering, container gardening, choosing and caring for fruits and berries, safe home food preservation, storage and more!

We’re offering this popular series based on the University of Idaho Master Gardener Curriculum, but in a focused, condensed format. Victory Garden classes will be taught by University of Idaho, Teton County Extension Educator Jennifer Werlin, visiting Extension faculty, and local experts who will share their knowledge. Course fee includes a jam-packed notebook and copies of our favorite reference publications. Some materials are also available in Spanish.

Dates and Time: Tuesdays, April 16-May 21, 12-1:30 pm; bring your own lunch. Materials and slides can be made available online with advanced notice.

Location: University of Idaho Extension, Teton County Office, 235 S. 5th E. Driggs, ID 83455.

Course materials fee: $40 per individual for series (cash or check to Teton County); Pay online (plus $2.63 online service fee) at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/high-altitude-victory-gardening-classes-tickets-58397073218.

Please register by Friday, April 12. For more info, contact UI Extension, Teton County at 208-354-2961, teton@uidaho.edu, or visit us at 235 S. 5th St. E., Driggs, Idaho 83422.

About the University of Idaho:

The University of Idaho is one of only 72 land-grant research universities across the country. Home to nearly 12,000 students, the UI is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. University of Idaho Cooperative Extension offers research-based educational programs and publications in the areas of agriculture, community development and family and consumer science. Learn more at www.uidaho.edu.

The University of Idaho does not discriminate in education or employment on the basis of human differences, as required by state and federal laws. Anyone attending our program(s) that requires auxiliary aids or services should contact teton@uidaho.edu or 208-354-2961 at least one week prior to the event.

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