2016 - Winter and Spring Classes
Sunday Feb. 14th at 1:00 p.m.
Fantasy (Fairy) Garden Class
This is a hands on class. You get to create your own fantasy garden. We supply the basic materials and take you step by step through the process of making your garden and how to care for them in your home. The cost for this class is $35.00 and the class is limited to 12 people.
Saturday Feb. 13th at 10:30 a.m.
Beginner Bonsai Class (juniper)
This is a beginner’s class for people wanting to learn to grow bonsai. Each person will get a juniper plant and an appropriate bonsai pot. We will cover the basic care and training for these plants. We will then go through the process of planting your plant in the pot. The cost for this class is $40.00. This class is limited to 12 people.
Saturday Feb. 27th at 1:00 p.m.
What to Do, When Free class with Kelly Grummons
This class will answer those oft-asked questions; when do I prune my roses, start tomato seeds, seed my lawn, put down sod, cut back ornamental grasses, prune lilacs and clematis, put down a pre-emergent herbicide and fertilizer, transplant perennials, divide iris, etc. Kelly will provide the answers to these questions and more. Kelly is an expert in natural plant nutrition and pest control. This class will be 2 ½ to 3 hours long.
Sunday March 13th at 1:00 p.m.
Beginning Vegetable and Edible Herb Gardening
If you have never planted edible plants or had little success at growing your own vegetables and herbs, Betty will take you through the ABCs from the growing seasons, what plants go in when, should they be direct seeded or planted, container planting and more. She’ll include care and harvest tips for the most popular vegetables and herbs. You’ll take home a vegetable planting calendar to get started right away!
Saturday Mar. 19th at 10:00 a.m.
Best Fruit Varieties for The Front Range
Kelly Grummons will discuss the best varieties of fruit to grow in Denver and the Front Range. This will include small fruits and fruit trees. He will also cover how best to grow these plants to optimize their production.
Saturday April 2nd at 10:00 a.m.
Tomato Tutelage (Everything you need to know to grow great tomatoes!) with Kelly Grummons
This class takes the mystery out of growing tomatoes in our area. You may hear “It’s a good tomato year” or “It’s a bad tomato year”. Learn how to make every year a “good tomato year”! Kelly will discuss garden soil prep, culture for growing in the ground and in containers, nutrition, tomato pests and diseases. Learn the best varieties to grow here and how to maximize your harvest.
Saturday April 9th at 10:00 a.m
How to Create a Rock Garden with Marcia Tatro
More info for this class will be available soon.
Sunday Apr. 10th at 1:00 p.m.
Plant Select for Colorado Gardeners
Are you looking for the best plants to grow in your Colorado garden? Plant Select annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs have been tested and proven to perform exceptionally. Join Betty Cahill as she introduces you to these wonderful plants.
Saturday April 16th at 9:30 a.m.
Gardening with Desert Cacti, Agaves and Yucca Relatives
Many beautiful cacti, agaves, yucca and their relatives thrive in our climate here. These plants look good throughout the year not just summertime. Kelly Grummons is known for his work with these hardy plants and is an expert on using them in the garden. He will cover companion plants, soil preparation and garden construction.
Please call 303-429-8062 to register