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The CSU Extension in Gilpin County helps mountain residents improve their quality of life by offering a website, classes and programs that provide unbiased, research-based information on forestry, wildfire, wildlife, mountain gardening, noxious weeds and many other issues. Through our 4-H programs, we help youth develop life skills and to become more interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) learning.

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High Elevation Tree Seedlings, Wildflowers, and Grass Seed For Sale

Contact Gilpin County Extension office for more info:

Tree Seedling Sale2020 Seedling Tree application
Pre-order trees now.
Pick-up in late May.

Grass Seed Mix
$15 per pound (covers about 1000 sq. ft.)
Generally, the best time to seed is in the late fall, just before the first significant snowfall, or late June/early July.

Wildflower Mixes
Various species and prices ranging from $3-$15
Fall is a good time to sow wildflower seed because subsequent winter cold and snow (moisture) will promote seed germination the following spring.

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.