This channel is dedicated to a winter speaker series brought to you by Olds College and the Olds Municipal Library.
» Horticulture Week : Winter Speaker Series
Winter is a great time to begin planning your yard, garden and landscaping and now you can learn more about it while we await spring's arrival! Join us on the fourth Wednesday of January, February, March and April for evening presentations by Olds College Hort Week instructors who will be sharing their expertise in this new Winter Speaker Series. Get a taste of the Hort Week experience at these FREE presentations.
Offered at the Olds Municipal Library, join us for informative and enjoyable evenings to get all of us thinking green during the winter months. Presentations are free, but you must register.
» Wildflower Identification
Do you enjoy walking along the many nature trails we have in Alberta? Join Annelise as she explores plant differences at the water's edge of creeks to woodland areas. Enjoy an insightful photo presentation as she covers the basics in identifying native plant characteristics. Date: January 25th, 2012 @ 7:00pm to 8:30pm | Annelise Doolaege
» Residential Landscaping Basics
Where do you begin when considering changing the layout of your yard or planning your new one? This is the place to get you started as Angela will cover some of the key principles so you do it right the first time. Date: February 22nd, 2012 @ 7:00pm to 8:30pm | Angela Sommers
» Environmentally Friendly Yards
Learn how to encourage pollinators, butterflies and other beneficial insects into your yard and garden. Ken will discuss what and where to plant as well as other features of your yard to make it a welcome place for the good bugs. Date: March 28th, 2012 @ 7:00pm to 8:30pm | Dr. Ken Fry
» The Best Vegetables to Grow in Our Short Season
Hear from a passionate food production expert about the top seeds to consider planting this spring to ensure you have a bountiful harvest in Alberta's short growing season. Date: April 28th, 2012 @ 7:00pm to 8:30pm | Peter Johnston-Berresford