Home Improvement and Energy Conservation

JOIN US for our 2017 Winter Garden Series!

At this time, registration is available via www.nhswintergarden2017.eventbrite.com.

All classes and workshops are located at the Home Improvement and Energy Conservation Lab (Building #3), unless otherwise noted. Our campus is located at 333 Sherman Avenue, New Haven, CT. Click here to view a map of 333 Sherman Avenue's building locations.

For More Information, contact Norma Pantoja at 203-562-0598

 
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Warm Weather Crops Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Everything you need to know about warm weather crops! Learn about how to make the best out of your growing season including which crops are best started indoors, what can be directly seeded into the ground and what conditions each crop prefers. This class also covers which fertilizers are best as well as common pests and diseases affecting warm weather crops.

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Seed Starting & Garden Planting Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Start your own seedlings! This class explores how and when to start planting indoors. Learn about using lights, watering and identifying common problems with seed starting. The class also covers planning your garden so you get the most out of your gardening space. Everyone attending will get to plant a six pack of seedlings to take home with them.

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Essential Flowers and Herbs for Vegetable Gardening Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Flowers and Herbs attract pollinators and beneficial insects to help keep your garden productive and healthy. Learn about the best flowers and herbs for your garden. This class will also identify some edible weeds and tell you what you need to know in order to protect your garden from invasive ones.

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Preserving Your Garden Harvest Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Learn how you can eat from your garden all winter long. Simple methods can save your harvest for winter use. The class will cover techniques that you’ll need to know for freezing, canning, dehydrating, pickling and more.

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Home Maintenance 101 Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Your first step in home repairs. Plan your short- and long-term repair, maintenance, and home improvement strategies. This class is suitable for both pre-purchase clients and existing homeowners. Past participants are welcome to repeat this class as often as you wish. Just remember to bring all your home maintenance questions with you! 

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Home Maintenance 101 Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Your first step in home repairs. Plan your short- and long-term repair, maintenance, and home improvement strategies. This class is suitable for both pre-purchase clients and existing homeowners. Past participants are welcome to repeat this class as often as you wish. Just remember to bring all your home maintenance questions with you!

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