Front Range Organic Gardeners
Club meetings are held 7pm on 4thTuesday monthly
September through April
NEW MEETING LOCATION!
Platt Park Church
1601 S. Clarkson, Denver, CO 80210
Off-street parking is available behind the church, and also street parking nearby.
Please enter the main church building at the rear entrance.
The meeting will be held in the lower level.
APRIL 2018 MEETING:
Tuesday, April 24, 7:00 p.m.
The Science of Seeds
Guest Speaker: Janis Kieft
Understanding the science of seeds can help you to become a better gardener. This talk will explain the basics of seed structure and biology and how this affects seed germination, plant growth, and seed quality. Discover how the science of seeds affects seed breeding from heirlooms to new technologies. And learn practical tips based on seed science to help you succeed when growing plants from seeds, as well as how to collect and save seeds.
BIO: As a horticulturist and seed buyer, Janis Kieft has been involved in the seed industry for more than 20 years, working at Botanical Interests, Renee’s Garden, and NK Lawn & Garden seed companies. An avid gardener, she has grown a variety of plants from seed and gardened in many different climates. Janis is currently the Organic Program Manager for the Colorado Department of Agriculture.