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Home & Garden Classes

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

Class Name

Home repair novices, gain hands‐on experience as well as a practical understanding of basic home repair. Learn how to use hand and small power tools, how to select the right materials for the job, how and when to hire help, how to make minor electrical and plumbing repairs, how to patch and repair interior and exterior walls, and how to select and apply paints and stains. Develop the ability to diagnose and solve common repair problems. NOTE: A $25 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the first class meeting. Students are encouraged to bring in their own tools and are welcome to bring their home repair problems.

Section Spring 1

07504
$120
04/25/2020 - 06/06/2020
Sat 9:00 AM ‐ 1:00 PM
Denise Wheeler
CE South Building

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Enjoy a gentle walk in the woods and discover the abundant medicinal plants of New Mexico. Explore where to look for herbs in the Sandia forests. Learn to recognize plants you can cook with and plants that can heal you. Take time to draw or photograph them while your instructor explains their healing properties, how to use them for medicine and how to grow them in your garden. Relax in the healing natural world.

Section Spring 1

07528
$45
05/16/2020
Sat 9:30 AM ‐ 1:30 PM
Tiffany Pitts
Sandia Park (Carpool from Hwy 14)

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UNMUNM Tuition Remission

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

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