2022 Seminar Schedule
Cashman Nursery & Landscaping

fall

Saturday October 1st 10:00am

Plant Now for Spring Wow!

Learn how to plan for and plant Bearded Iris, Spring-Blooming Bulbs, Garlic, and more.

Saturday October 8th 10:00am

Orchard Tour and Apple Tasting

Join us to celebrate a beautiful Fall and a Bountiful Harvest. Jerry will guide a tour through the Cashman Orchard and chat about fruit trees for your own backyard. We’ll finish up with a tasting of different varieties, ciders, and some of our staff’s favorite recipes. Great fun for the whole family- we hope to see you there!
Held outside, please dress for the weather

Saturday October 15th 10:00am

Plant Now for Spring Wow!

Join us and learn how to incorporate Bulbs and Peonies into your landscape. We’ll also go over dormant seeding basics for both lawns and wildflower mixes and answer any questions you have for all things fall gardening.

Saturday October 22nd 10:00am

Winterizing Your Yard & Garden

Cool nights and short days are our cue that winter is on its way. Join us and learn to make your Autumn To-Do list a breeze. We’ll take a lap around the garden grounds while explaining the essentials of Fall planting (bulbs, lawns, and more), garden harvests, timely maintenance, then preparing and protecting your plants through the cold months.
Held outside, please dress for the weather

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.