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Our Home & Garden classes will teach you the skills you need to fix up your house. Whether you are xeriscaping your yard, fixing up your kitchen or learning the basics of adobe construction, our classes can help you reach your goal. Learn about sustainable lifestyles with our Solar Cooking with Solar Ovens class, and Home Composting in the Desert. Classes are taught by experienced instructors who can show you how to get the results you want. These practical classes will get you started on projects you want to tackle.

Home and Garden - Upcoming Classes

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Are you planning a landscape project? Take this course to learn about using native and regionally adapted plants to create wonderful outdoor rooms while using water wisely. You'll follow a sequence of steps to create a landscape design that suits the needs of all family members. The class includes information regarding the Water Authority's water rebate program. Note: Please bring to class the plant catalog from either: High Country Gardens at http://www.highcountrygardens.com/ or Plants of the Southwest at http://www.plantsofthesouthwest.com/.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUB-PE

07512
$95
7/27/17 - 8/31/17
Thu 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Yvette Tovar
CE South Building

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Our high mountain desert environment challenges gardeners and composters. Learn which composting techniques work well in the desert and methods for drought proofing desert soil. The class also covers the science, art, materials, methods, and benefits of home composting and soil amending. Various composting methods will be reviewed so you can choose the one that works for your household.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA-PE

07511
$45
8/23/17
Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
John Zarola
CE South Building

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Pamela Cornish, Doctor of Oriental Medicine, has visited or lived in 50 countries, and has learned how to stay healthy, pack wisely, get maximum value for her travel dollar, and create delightful adventures. Whether you are a novice, veteran, or armchair traveler, by taking this class, you are bound to glean useful tips and skills for navigating your next journey, and enjoy optimal health and energy throughout the entire trip! Note: A $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA-PE

15915
$55
8/26/17
Sat 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Pamela Cornish
CE South Building

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UNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty & Retirees: You may use your Personal Enrichment Tuition Remission for Home & Garden Classes.

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