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  • Advanced Vegetable Gardening - Online Course

    This class is designed for gardeners who have experience growing vegetables. Learn some of the advanced techniques to take your vegetable garden to the next level by improving your growing conditions, extending the growing season, and increasing your total harvest. This class is taught by U of M Extension Master Gardener volunteers, who are eager to share research-based gardening best practices that promote healthy landscapes, healthy foods, and healthy lives with the people in their community. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings and handouts.
  • Basic Home Repair

    Save money by learning how to do some of the most common home repairs yourself. Emphasis on toilets, faucets, tubular drainage and basic electrical. Class is lecture style and includes instructor demonstrations. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • Electrical Circuits

    Learn to do basic home electrical wiring repairs. We'll cover the different types of wire and circuit breakers, light switches and wall receptacles and how to replace them; and wire three different types of circuits and learn how to test them. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • Houseplant Therapy

    Has winter left you bored witless without dirt to dig in? Are you an apartment dweller looking to add some literal life to you home? Walk through how to care for various houseplants and receive some suggestions for plants you might want to try. Green thumb not required.
  • Pruning Trees and Shrubs - Online Course

    Woody plants like trees, shrubs, and some flowers benefit from regular pruning to encourage healthy growth while avoiding potential problems. Learn the basics of how to care for your woody plants. This class is taught by U of M Extension Master Gardener volunteers, who are eager to share research-based gardening best practices that promote healthy landscapes, healthy foods, and healthy lives with the people in their community. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. The morning of your class you will receive an email with your online meeting information. If your class has handouts those will be sent with your meeting information. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings.
  • Seed Starting Basics

    Get a jump on your planting this year! Learn how to get your seeds started indoors now so you can have them ready at the perfect time to be planted in your garden. Leave class with your own starter seeds. Fee includes supplies. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
  • Spring Into Summer - Online Course

    Learn about how to wake up your garden in this class, which provides information about what to do for your garden and landscape between March and August. This class is taught by U of M Extension Master Gardener volunteers, who are eager to share research-based gardening best practices that promote healthy landscapes, healthy foods, and healthy lives with the people in their community. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux. Please see your “Class Confirmation” email for more information on joining meetings and handouts.
  • Tap Your Tree: Maple Syrup 101

    Tap into maple syrup, Mother Nature’s super food! Discover how you can procure the healthiest sweetener Mother Nature provides with trees in your own back yard. All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.