Water-efficient gardening workshop in Vail Valley | VailDaily.com

Water-efficient gardening workshop in Vail Valley

Vail Daily staff reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comVail, CO Colorado

VAIL VALLEY, Colorado Creating gardens and landscaping in Colorado’s Vail Valley that use less water will be the topic of a free workshop hosted by Eagle Countys Colorado State University Extension Office at 9 a.m., April 23 in the Eagle County Room of the county building.The speaker will be gardening expert Marcia Tatroe, author of Creating a Regional Landscape Aesthetic and Identity. Tatroe says she has been a Colorado gardener for more than 20 years and also writes a weekly gardening column in the Denver Post. She also has taught glasses at Denver Botanic Gardens.The workshop will focus on creating more environmentally friendly gardens and landscapes and is the finale to the extension offices Colorado Gardner Training series. The schedule for the day is: 9 to 11 a.m.: Talk by Marcia Tatroe11 a.m. to noon: Q & A, book sales1 to 4 p.m. : Additional discussion; tour of Eagle Countys xeriscape project For more information or to register, call 970-328-8630.

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