Tree Planting Workshop

The Pine River Garden Club will host a tree planting workshop put on by the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project (MORP) at the Pine River Library. Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project (MORP) is working to preserve Colorado’s fruit- growing heritage and restore an orchard culture and economy to the southwestern region. MORP will give a brief presentation and about their work and tree planting, and then the event will culminate with the hands-on planting of two apple trees in the Library garden.


Soil Block Class

Come make your own tray of 36 soil blocks for easy seed starting and easy planting later in the season! 

There is a materials fee for this workshop: $10 for Pine River Garden Club members*, $15 for non-members.

Making Organic Compost at Home

With Tom Bartles.

This workshop will cover the details on various composting methods Tom uses in use in his own gardens to increase yields and make his job easier. He will also go over several techniques to grow worms that work well, no matter where you live. You will discover:

  • How to design your gardens to collect organic matter that will eventually turn into rich compost.  This starts with training humans in the household.

Solar Dehydrator Building

On Saturday, August 11 from 10-11 a.m. you can learn how to build a solar dehydrator to air dry produce at Pine River Library. These easy to make, light weight dehydrators are a great addition to your self-sufficient home, allowing you to use your outdoor space for more than gardening.


Zucchini Festival!

Huge zucchini harvest festival for the whole community! Events for all ages! Community zucchini potluck, ugly zucchini contest, zucchini decorating and carving, zucchini olympics, live music, free food and so much more!


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