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El Paso County Fair Open Class Competition

Enter your vegetables and plants in the El Paso County Fair and WIN MONEY!!

Click here for information on how to enter, rules and entry forms


August 27, 2016

Extension Office - 17 N. Spruce St.

A great way to grow your garden and diversify!
Bring your extra plants and take new and different ones home!

Plant check-in times:

Friday, August 26th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Saturday, August 27th from 8:00 am to 9:45 am

Plant Swap Label Form

Check back for more details soon.


Landscape and Garden Help Desk

17 N. Spruce (just west of I-25 at the Bijou exit).

Help Desk phone: 719-520-7684

Email questions at www.ask.extension.org

Spring and Summer Help Desk Hours

Beginning April 1st.

Monday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tuesday through Thursday - 9:00 am to noon.

If you have a question on a garden related topic prior to the Help Desk opening on April 1st, you can still contact the office by dropping off a sample, leaving a voicemail message or for a faster response visit:

https://ask.extension.org/ask to send a question to the national Ask an Expert network.

If you’re bringing in a sample:

Lawn or Turf sample - we need a shoebox size of half-dead, half-alive turf.

Tree branch or shrub - we need an 18” piece of half-dead and half-alive.

The Extension Office is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm