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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education SPRING 2021 Classes

Home Improvement

A Seminar on Fruit Trees (Online)
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A Seminar on Fruit Trees (Online)


with Peter Montgomery

The most common question asked in this seminar is:” Why don’t my apple trees have any apples?”  Spend two evenings in this seminar, and you will have your answer and know why and how to correctly prune and balance your tree back to health.  If you are new to fruit trees, start here. P. Montgomery 

Fundamentals of Beginning Beekeeping (Online)


with Alphonse Avitabile

Calendar May 10, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Lecture on bee biology, bee behavior, how to maintain a bee colony, and bee diseases and pests.  Participants will gain knowledge to start their own colony and learn how to inspect a colony safely.  Optional field trip, separate from this class, offered Saturdays, 10am-12pm May 29 & June 5 at an apiary in Bethlehem, CT, (address announced in class). A. Avitabile May 10   

Fluid Tranquility: Fundamentals of Water Garden Design (Online)


with David Silver

Calendar May 12, 2021 at 6 pm

The water feature is a vital element in the Japanese Garden.  This lecture will discuss how water features are created and the principles of their design and installation. Special emphasis will be put on how even the smallest gardens can incorporate a water feature. Topics include, site selection, design, waterfalls, creating rivers, pump and filter selection, fish, and plants for the water garden. D. Silver 

Decluttering & Organizing your Home (Online)


with Jan P. Baltrush

Calendar May 19, 2021 at 6 pm

Participants will learn strategies to tame those piles of paper, organize those closets, and tackle that “junk /spare room” we all have. Participants will have the tools to make the necessary decisions about what they are keeping, donating, or discarding, and then knowing where to store the things that they are keeping. 

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