Major program areas and educational activities include but are not limited to:
- Insect and plant disease diagnosis
- Master Gardener program
- Workshops for ‘Green Industry Professionals’ and backyard gardeners
- Expertise regarding sod farms, pesticide application, commercial nursery production, greenhouse crop production and vegetable crops.
- Soil and water testing for soluble salts and related soils information.
In addition to our program areas we also invite you to visit the Ute Ethno-botanical Learning Garden.The two and a half acre Ute Learning Garden features native plants that were used by the Utes on their annual migrations. Berms in the garden group the plants into life zones representing the altitudes and ecosystems of Western Colorado. The garden features wickiups, a tipi and a shade structure and interpretive signs that describe Ute culture and history. Tours available, please fill out the form linked below.
Watch this cool video discussing the Ute Learning Garden! Building Relationships with Indian Tribes
Susan Carter, Horticulture Agent