Winter & Spring Classes 2017
Saturday Feb. 11th at 10:30 a.m.
Orchid Workshop for Beginners
This is for people who would like to learn how to grow orchids. We will cover the basic cultural needs and then each person will choose an orchid plant and we will transplant them. These plants will flower 2 to 6 weeks after the class. The cost for this class is $22.00 and will be limited to 12 people.
Saturday Feb. 18th at 10:30 a.m.
Bonsai Workshop for Beginners (Juniper)
This is a beginner’s class for people wanting to learn to grow bonsai. Each person will choose a Juniper plant and learn some basic pruning and training and then you will transplant your plant into a bonsai pot. The cost of this class is $30.00 and will be limited to 12 people.
Saturday Feb. 25th at 10:30 a.m.
Create a Indoor Succulent Garden
Join us for a succulent work shop. You will create your own succulent garden. The cost will be $30.00 and will include a bowl and five plants. You can upgrade to a ceramic or terracotta container and /or add additional plants and just pay the difference. We will walk you through the planting and discuss the care for your garden. Limited to 12 people.
Sunday March 12th at 2:00 p.m.
Tomato Success – Betty Cahill
Despite being one of the most popular home grown vegetables, tomato growing isn't as easy as growing radishes! Learn how starting, from the moment tomatoes are seeded (indoors) or set out as transplants, how to care for them through the growing season with healthy, delicious results. Betty will show how to start seeds indoors and discuss growing tomatoes in containers as well as in the ground. This is a free class.
Saturday March 25th at 10:30 a.m.
Flower Gardening for Dummies with Marcia Tatroe
This class covers the basics of making colorful flower beds-- from the ground up. Topics include soil prep, planting, care & feeding, design, as well as how to attract butterflies, pollinators and hummingbirds. Anyone can create a flower garden that will be the envy of their neighborhood! This is a free class.
Sunday April 2nd at 2:00 p.m.
Container Gardens - Anything Goes! with Marcia Tatroe
As well as adding color to entryways, patios, decks and balconies, versatile and fun container gardening allows us to have it all in our short-season region. This is the one microclimate we absolutely control. See how with container gardens there really are no limits to what Front Range gardeners can grow. This is a free class.
Sunday April 9th at 2:00 p.m.
Landscape Facelift - Betty Cahill
If you've lived in your house and maintained the same landscape for twenty years and it's become boring or too much maintenance, it might be time for a landscape facelift - one that isn't painful or too expensive, but the results will still be lovely! Betty will show you the ABCs of planning and carrying out a small-scale DIY landscape facelift. Plant recommendations will be provided. This is a free class.
Saturday April 15th at 10:00 a.m.
Roses in the Spring: Pruning, Planting and Feeding
Let Dave Ingram, Master Rosarian of the Denver Rose Society, lead you through the basic tasks that will get your roses off to a super start this year. This is a free class.
Saturday April 15th at 2:00 p.m.
Worm Composting the Easy Way
Dave Ingram of the Denver Rose Society will share his experience in vermicomposting – using an indoor worm bin to turn food scraps, paper and garden debris into nutritious garden compost. It’s easy, clean and fun! This is a free class.
Please call 303-429-8062 to sign up for any of these classes.