2021 Seminar Schedule
Cashman Nursery & Landscaping
This Saturday 10/2 we’re celebrating a beautiful Fall and a Bountiful Harvest.
9:30 am Join us for a stroll through the Cashman Orchard, chat about fruit trees for your own backyard, and finish up with an Apple tasting. Great fun for the whole family, we hope to see you there!
10:30 am A hopeful signal that winter won’t last forever, Hardy Bulbs are a great addition to any landscape, and NOW is the time to plant. Tulips, Daffodils, Crocus and more, we’ll share tips and tricks for designing, planting, and pairing with these magnificent morsels. It might feel untimely to think about Spring when we’re just into Fall, but trust us, you’ll be glad you did.
See video recordings of past 2021 Seminars below-
Saturday April 17th, 2021 9:00am Water Smart Landscapes for the Bozeman Area by: Jessica Ahlstrom, City of Bozeman Water Conservation Specialist
Learn how to create your own water wise landscape. Jessica will discuss how water is used in our homes and ways to reduce outdoor water use by creating a water wise landscape. Tips include selecting and establishing water wise plants for your landscape, adjusting your irrigation system to meet landscape water demands throughout the growing season, and selecting efficient irrigation methods. Bozeman water customers: learn how to take advantage of the City’s rebates for irrigation system products and cash in on up to $200 drought tolerant plant rebate.
Saturday April 10th, 2021 9:00am Building Healthy Soil by: Clain Jones, PhD, MSU Soil Fertility Specialist
Plant growth and productivity starts with healthy soil. Join us to learn the soil characteristics affecting your garden, the different tools you can use to test your soil, how to interpret results, and the proper use of common amendments.
Saturday March 27th, 2021 9:30am Get Started in Vegetable Gardening, plus the Best Varieties for Our Climate by: Don Mathre, retired MSU professor of plant pathology and active member of the Gallatin Gardeners Club
It’s no secret that home grown veggies taste incredible compared to their bland single-variety grocery store counterpart. Growing your own allows complete control over production methods in addition to numerous other health benefits. Don has years of experience growing vegetables in the Gallatin Valley. He’ll share his favorite varieties that have proven easy and productive in our shorter growing season.
Saturday March 20th, 2021 9:30am Landscaping for Birds by: Doug McSpadden, Sacajawea Audubon Society
There’s a lot more to attracting birds than putting out seed feeders. Join us to learn about wild birds’ basic needs and how certain plants and landscaping practices can provide food, shelter, water and nesting sites. Whether you have a brand new yard, an existing landscape, or only enough room for a few potted plants on the patio, the choices you make can help restore lost wildlife habitat and make your yard a welcoming haven for local songbirds and wildlife.
Saturday March 13th, 2021 9:30am Starting Seeds Indoors and Early Season Gardening Tips
by: Cheryl Moore-Gough, M.S. Plant Sciences
Eager for Spring? Learn what you can start doing right now to get your garden going. Cheryl is a local horticulture expert and literally wrote the book on Montana vegetable gardening. In addition to early season tips, she’ll teach you the basics of starting plants from seed. You’ll learn about timing, indoor set-up materials, care, and ultimately the unmatched satisfaction of transplanting your own plants outside when the weather is right.
Saturday March 6th, 2021 9:30am Curing Landscape Plan Overwhelm by: Cashman Nursery staff
Has your Spring Fever progressed into something more serious? When walking around your yard, have you experienced an inability to focus? A sense of hopelessness or resentment? A fear of perpetual disappointment? You may be suffering the classic symptoms of Landscape Overwhelm. Caused by the pitfalls of piecemeal planning, this affliction is easily treated by learning the simple essentials of landscape project formation. Our consultation design staff will share the tried and true remedies they use every day to reestablish project focus, peace, and determination every day.