Garden season means time for garden center classes, too
The following event and class schedules may change. Be sure to check the Garden Center website at GardenCentersOfColorado.org for the latest updates and notifications.
10 a. m. – Create a Silk Spring Wreath, Creek Side Gardens, 5730 W. Coal Mine Ave., Littleton. Create a wreath in your own unique flair. Decorate your home with a one-of-a- kind wreath for spring, Easter, Mother’s Day and so on. Materials include: grapevine ring, selected silk flowers and instruction. $ 45; ( 303) 933- 8493; PlantsByCreekside.com
10 a. m. – Property Tour Gulley Greenhouse, 6029 S. Shields, Fort Collins. Admission is free; reservations recommended. ( 800) 642- 8028; GulleyGreenhouse.com 10 a. m. – Design 101 Shelly’s Garden Country, 4181 W. 120th, Broomfield; ( 303) 4666761; ShellysGardenCountry.com 10- 11 a. m. – Landing a Great Lawn 101, Tagawa Gardens, 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial. Prepare now to make your summer lawn successful. Learn the basics of soil improvement, weed control, fertilization, watering and heat stress. ( 303) 690- 4722; TagawaGardens.com
Noon- 1 p. m. – Live Tree
Planting Demo, Tagawa Gardens, 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial. Join in an informal tree planting demo outside in the nursery department. Learn the basics – from digging a hole, placing the tree, watering, staking and more. This is a special, standing- room- only demo. ( 303) 690- 4722; TagawaGardens.com 1 p. m. – Fairy Gardening, Shelly’s Garden Country, 4181 W. 120th, Broomfield; ( 303) 466- 6761; ShellysGardenCountry.com 2- 3 p. m. – Toughest Trees and Shrubs for Colorado, Tagawa Gardens, 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial. Mark your calendars and join this very special guest instructor as he shares the best of the toughest trees and shrubs to plant in our landscapes. These selected plants have proven themselves as being able to take the worst of our Colorado climate while still providing us shade and ornamental beauty. ( 303) 690- 4722; TagawaGardens.com
1- 2 p. m. – Landing a Great Lawn 101 Tagawa Gardens, 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial. Prepare now to make your summer lawn successful. Learn the basics of soil improvement, weed control, fertilization, watering and heat stress. ( 303) 690- 4722; TagawaGardens.com 2 p. m. – Container Gardens: Anything Goes! with Marcia Tatroe, Paulino Gardens, 6300 N. Broadway, Denver. 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. Free class; call 303- 429- 8062 to register ( online registration is not available); PaulinoGardens.com
9: 30- 11 a. m. – Trees & Shrubs for Colorado Gardens, Echter’s Nursery & Garden Center, 5150 Garrison St., Arvada. Trees and shrubs are the backbone of the garden. Discover interesting new varieties as well as the tried and true that add value and beauty to your home landscape. Presenter: David Dickey, J. Frank Schmidt & Son. ( 303) 424- 7979; Echters.com