Saturday Feb. 21st at 11:00 a.m.
Orchids for Beginners Class
This class is for people who would like to learn how to grow orchids as houseplants in Colorado. We will cover the basic cultural needs and then each person will get a plant and learn how to pot it. These plants will flower in 2 – 8 weeks after the class. The fee for this class is $22.00. Space is limited, please call 303-429-8062 to sign up.
Saturday Feb. 28th at 11:00 a.m.
Fairy Garden Class
This is a hands on class where you get to create your own Fairy Garden. You will be supplied with the basic materials to make a Fairy Garden and the instructions to assemble and care for your garden. The fee for this class is $35.00. Space is limited, please call 303-429-8062 to sign up.
Saturday Mar. 7th at 1:30 p.m.
Bonsai for Beginners Class
If you have thought of trying Bonsai and didn’t know where to start this class is for you. We will discuss how to grow and maintain these plants. You will then choose a plant and a pot and we will go step by step through the process of potting a bonsai plant. The fee for this class is $25.00. Space is limited, please call 303-429-8062 to sign up.
Saturday Mar. 14th at 10:30 a.m. FULL
Vegetable Gardening 101 - How to Build a Raised Bed Vegetable Garden with Bryant Mason
Step by step description of how to start an easy and productive raised bed vegetable garden. Topic covered will include: soil development, how to build raised beds,planting timing, fertilizing, weeding, watering, harvesting, recommended crops and other topics related to beginning a garden. Bryant is the founder of Urban Farm Co., a group of passionate gardeners with a mission of making it simple to grow your own fresh healthy food right in your backyard.
March 14th at 1:30 p.m. FULL
Andrew Holland, owner of Golden Bees Honey is going to give a beginners class on bee keeping. This will include learning what equipment you need to get started, how to install your bees and all of the first year maintenance for your new hive. This will be a free, 1 to 1 1/2 hour class on Saturday, November 8th at 1:00 p.m.
Saturday Mar. 21st at 10:30 a.m.
Bonsai Pruning and Training Class for Beginners
This is a follow up to our Beginners Bonsai Class. Basic pruning and training techniques will be demonstrated. This is a free class. Space is limited, please call 303-429-8062 to sign up.
Saturday Mar. 28th at 10:00 a.m.
Spring through Summer Landscape Care Punch List with Betty Cahill
The garden "to do" chores can be long and overwhelming. Betty will take you through an easy and manageable month-by-month chore list starting in March through September. There is new research information from CSU on bagged soil amendments and potting soils that Betty will discuss, which should help make your vegetable gardens, containers and new planting beds healthier and more productive. The comprehensive hand-out is all you need to refer to all season long. This is a free class. Please call 303-429-8062 to sign up.
Saturday April. 4th at 10:00 a.m.
This hands on class provides the materials and the information for planting a terrarium. We will have a glass container, multiple choices of plants and all planting materials for you to use. We will also cover how to care for your terrarium after you get it home. The fee for this class is $35.00. Space is limited, please call 303-429-8062 to sign up.
Saturday April. 11th at 10:00 a.m.
Betty Cahill on Low Water Gardening
We live in a semi-arid region that receives only 12 – 15 inches of moisture a year. This presents a challenge for local gardeners. Betty will take the guess work out of plant choices and year round garden maintenance with this presentation based on the seven principles of Xeriscape landscaping. This is a free class. Please call 303-429-8062 to sign up.
Saturday April 18th at 10:00 a.m.
Free Rose Class with Dave Ingram
"What to do in your rose garden now." Dave will cover pruning and other maintenance tasks as well as answering questions. This is a free class. Please call 303-429-8062 to sign up.
Saturday April 25th at 10:00 a.m.
Vegetable Gardening – 201 with Bryant Mason
A continuation of the Vegetable Gardening 101 class (Attendance of previous class not required, but content will be for intermediate and advanced gardeners). Topics covered will include basic organic pest and disease management of common garden pests, tomato growing information and tips, advice on growing other common garden crops, winter growing/season extension, and any other mid-season garden questions. Bryant Mason is the founder of The Urban Farm Co., a group of passionate gardeners with a mission of making it simple to grow your own fresh healthy food right in your backyard. This is a free class. Please call 303-429-8062 to sign up.
Please call 303.429.8062 to register for any of these classes.