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EAC again offers gardening and landscaping this spring

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EAC again offers gardening and landscaping this spring

By Lori Dugan

Thatcher, AZ—Eastern Arizona College’s Gardening and Landscaping class will be offered once again this spring on Thursday evenings (beginning January 18), from 4-6:50 p.m. The class will be held at EAC’s Discovery Park campus at the Ranch.

This class offers hands on gardening and landscaping experience and provides students with basic information on how to be a successful grower/gardener in the Gila Valley. Information includes climate and weather, soils and fertilization, pruning, plant propagation, irrigation systems, landscape design, control environments, and much more. The class will have speakers including Mike Crimmins, Randy Norton, Robert Kempton, Ursula Schuch, Max Crain, Peter Warren, Dave Kopec, and Bill Cook.

Class instructor, Bill Brandau says, “The Gila Valley is a great place to grow many things from vegetables to ornamentals to crops. This class attempts to instruct students on these issues as well as covering strategies for growing in the Gila Valley. The goal is to provide students with information that will help them become successful at growing no matter their personal interest.”

To sign up for Gardening and Landscaping, call EAC’s Records and Registration Office at (928) 428-8270 and ask to register for class section #5797.

Students 55 and over receive an in-state tuition waiver.

For more information about EAC’s Gardening and Landscaping class, contact Bill Brandau, class instructor, at (928) 428-2432 or at Bill Brandau.