Events Calendar

2014 Events List

Below is a list of classes and events that pertain to gardening.  Classes highlighted in BLUE are offered by the Santa Fe Master Gardener Association.

Have an Event for the Calendar?  Send an Email to:  sfmgacalendar@gmail.com with event name,  date/time, location or link to more information.

Events are being added all the time – so check back often!

November 2014

DATEEVENTCREDIT HOURS
4Garden Superstars (Santa Fe Community College (SFCC))
Course #HG349 01 / CRN 21671
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Plants and flowers that do incredibly well in our soil and harsh conditions. Plants you can ignore that will thrive and look beautiful.
INSTRUCTOR: Bob Pennington, Owner of Agua Fria Nursery
LOCATION: SFCC
COST: $25
REGISTRATION: 505-428-1270 or online at: http://www.sfcc.edu/registration/continuing_education_registration
CE - 1 hour
10The Stress Test: Gardening and Farming in Times of Drought (Santa Fe Botanical Garden (SFBG))
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Lecture & slide show discusses global warming, drip irrigation, constructed wetlands, & the fate of Northern New Mexico's acequias.
INSTRUCTOR: Stanley Crawford, farmer, writer, Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute Board Member
LOCATION: Santa Fe Women’s Club, 1616 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe
COST: Free to SFBG Members, $10 for non-members
REGISTRATION & MORE INFO: http://www.santafebotanicalgarden.org/learn/adult/lectures/fall-lecture-series/
CE - 1 hour
11SFMGA Board Meeting
5:30-7:30 pm
Location: Fairgrounds (3229 Rodeo Rd, Santa Fe)
FOR MASTER GARDENERS ONLY
OS - 1 hour
18Choosing and Planting Bulbs in Santa Fe - a hands on workshop (Santa Fe Botanical Garden (SFBG))
1:30 - 3:30 pm
While helping to plant bulbs in the SFBG, pick up advice on selecting the best bulbs for your garden, and take a few home to try in your yard.
COST: $5 for SFBG members; $15 for non-members.
LOCATION: Santa Fe Botanical Garden at Museum Hill, 715 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe
WEAR & BRING: Gardening clothes & tools
RSVP: http://www.santafebotanicalgarden.org/hands-on-workshop-choosing-and-planting-bulbs-in-santa-fe/
CE - 1 hour
18Garden Superstars (Santa Fe Community College (SFCC))
Course #HG354 01 / CRN 21687
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Xeriscape gardens are well planned, use water efficiently, and can even appear lush. Learn principles of xeriscape and how to design for good looks while saving water.
INSTRUCTOR: Bob Pennington, Owner of Agua Fria Nursery
LOCATION: SFCC
COST: $25
REGISTRATION: 505-428-1270 or online at: http://www.sfcc.edu/registration/continuing_education_registration
CE - 1 hour
19Community Collaborative Rain Hail & Snow (CoCoRaHS) Network Training
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Get all of the training necessary to become an observer for the CoCoRaHS volunteer network of citizens reporting daily total precipitation collected in their rain gauges.
SPEAKERS: Dr. David DuBois, along with NM Wildlife Center Staff & reps from the Nat'l Weather Service in Albuquerque
LOCATION: NM Wildlife Center: Take Hwy 285/84 to the La Puebla Road exit and go east. Take the first left and make an immediate right onto Gunbarrel Road. The Wildlife Center is at the end of Gunbarrel Road.
OTHER: specific rain gauges are required for volunteers. These will be available for purchase at training (for up to $30, depending on bulk discount). If you want a rain gauge, notify Christy at the email address below.
RSVP & MORE INFO: christy@thewildlifecenter.org
CE - 1 hour
20Recipes and Paths; Kitchens and Gardens (Santa Fe Botanical Garden (SFBG))
6:00 - 7:00 pm (plan to arrive by 5:50)
SPEAKER: Deborah Madison, Chef & Cookbook Author
Deborah will talk about the intertwining relationship of recipes and garden paths and how her path has led from the kitchen to the garden — and back again.
LOCATION: Santa Fe Women’s Club, 1616 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe
COST: Free to SFBG Members, $10 for non-members
REGISTRATION & MORE INFO: http://www.santafebotanicalgarden.org/learn/adult/lectures/eclectic-perspectives-evening-lectures/
CE - 1 hour

December 2014

DATEEVENTHours
8For the Love of Pollinators (Santa Fe Botanical Garden (SFBG))
2:00 - 3:00 pm
SPEAKER: Ken Bower, Beekeeper
LOCATION: Santa Fe Women’s Club, 1616 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe
COST: Free to SFBG members; $10 for non-members
MORE INFO: http://www.santafebotanicalgarden.org/learn/adult/lectures/fall-lecture-series/
CE - 1 hour
9Santa Fe Master Gardener Association's Board Meeting
5:50 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Fairgrounds (3229 Rodeo Rd, Santa Fe)
FOR MASTER GARDENERS ONLY
OS - 1 hour
31Application deadline for SFMGA internship training program.
Click this link for additional details: http://sfmga.org/2014-master-gardener-program