Online webinar for garden educators Sept. 24

Farm Forum

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Putting Your School Garden to Bed for the Winter is the topic of the next garden-based education webinar presented by SDSU Extension. The program is scheduled for Sept. 24, 2015 from 9:30 to 10 a.m. CDT and repeated from 3:30 to 4 p.m. CDT.

“School teachers, afterschool and garden program leaders and helpers are all encouraged to participate,” said Chris Zdorovtsov, SDSU Extension Community Development Field Specialist.

This is the fourth season of SDSU Extension’s webinar programs targeting teaching garden educators. The program, presented by Zdorovtsov and will discuss fall garden clean-up and classroom learning activities that keep gardening active in the winter months.

To participate in the Webinar, visit and click the link within the event posting. Participants are encouraged to log in within 15 minutes of the specified time, especially when participating for the first time, to allow for computer set-up.

If you would like to receive more information on trainings and grant opportunities related to youth gardening programs or to exchanging questions and ideas with others involved in similar projects, e-mail Zdorovtsov at to be added to the SDSU Youth Gardening LISTSERV.