2021 February Class Schedule
CHICKS 101 CLASS
February 3rd @ 3:00pm
Our Chickens 101 will cover all of the basic information to get you and your family started with your new baby chicks!
PLANNING YOUR VEGETABLE GARDEN
February 12th @ 10:00am
Overwhelmed by seed options? Not sure where to plant what? Planning out a vegetable garden can be a daunting task for even the most seasoned gardener. Join us for guidance on putting the right plants in the right places.
ADVANCED CHICKENS CLASS
February 12th @ 3:00pm
Our Advanced Chickens class will start out with a quick review a Spring Chickens 101 for those who missed that class while expanding on the use of electric fencing, chicken math, composting, egg handling and
grading, and how to process a bird.
GETTING YOUR SEEDS STARTED
February 19th @ 10:00am
We'll cover all the basics starting with decoding the information on a seed packet. Next we'll talk lighting sources, growing mediums, and heat mats. We'll end by planting some seeds and discussing how to care for them from germination through seedling.
PLANTING SPRING BULBS
February 19th @ 1:00pm
Learn everything you need to know to successfully plant your begonias, dahlias, gladioli, lilies, and freesias! These spring-planted bulbs and tubers will give you gorgeous flowers in the summer. We will cover optimal planting techniques and care.
POULTRY MANAGEMENT BASICS
February 26th @ 1:00pm
Backyard poultry provide convenient access to fresh eggs and meat as well as an enjoyable pastime. Raising poultry can be a challenge balancing animal care, nutrition and disease issues. Poultry diseases can affect the health of the birds, impact the food safety of the meat and eggs, and pose a direct health risk to people from several zoonotic
pathogens. This presentation will give an over view of some of the most common health management issues and focus on a few of the most common issues that have been reported here in Alaska.