News Release Details

EAC to offer gardening and landscaping again this spring

Story Photo


EAC to offer gardening and landscaping again this spring

By Lori Dugan

Thatcher, AZ—Eastern Arizona College’s Gardening and Landscaping class will be offered once again this spring on Tuesday mornings (beginning January 15), from 9:30 a.m. until Noon. The class will gather in EAC’s Math/Science Classroom #412 for lectures and will travel to various locations valley-wide to learn pruning techniques and view different landscape designs.

The class is for anyone interested in gardening in the desert and will cover Topic covered include 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 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, or register online at EAC. 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 428-2432.