Find out about the latest Colorado gardening classes, events, and plant sales here. We will update this page regularly with new events or cancellations.
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CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Workshops in Vail
Thurs Sept 2, 10:30-noon:
Conservation and Plant Pressing Workshop"
Thurs Sept 16, 10:30-noon:
Putting Your Garden to Bed
www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org to purchase tickets.
Echter’s Garden Center Fall Classes
9170 W 52nd Ave, Arvada
No preregistration necessary
Sat, Sept 4 10-11am:
Landscaping Your Colorado Garden
w/ trees, shrubs & perennials that grow well in our region. Create curb appeal & enhance outdoor living spaces. 2-3pm Tips & Techniques for Planting Success w/ trees, shrubs, perennials.
Sun, Sept 5 2-3pm
Planting Fall Bulbs
Discover new varieties of tulips, daffodils and other bulbs. Prepare your soil and maintain years of beauty.
Sat, Sept 11 10-11am:
Wine Making for Gardeners
A simple, no-chemical or sulfite method using fruits, vegetables, flowers, herbs from your garden, w/ Richard Bender, author of Wild Wine Making.
2-3pm Growing Great Garlic
Fall is best for planting. Best varieties, preparing the planting area, harvest, storing, culinary tips.
Sun, Sept 12 2-3pm
Bird Feeding Through the Seasons
Tips & techniques for creating habitat.
Sat, Sept 18 10-11am:
Gardening in the Fall
2-3pm: Harvesting & Preserving Herbs
Sat, Sept 25 10-11am:
Jams & Jellies from the Garden
w/ nurseryman Keith Williamson who knows the realm of fruit bearing plants.
2-3pm: Orchids – Exotic but Easy
Harlequins Gardens Fall Classes
4795 North 26th St, Boulder
Sat, Sept 18
Rocky Mountain African Violet Council Show & Sale
Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church, 10150 Belleview Ave, Greenwood Village.
Fri & Sat, Sept 24 & 25
Denver Botanic Gardens Fall Plant & Bulb Sale
909 York St, Denver, 9am-6pm. Members Only Hour: Fri 8-9am.
Free Admission, Reservations Required.
See botanicgardens.org for more details
Sat, Sept 11
CoNPS (CO Native Plant Society) 45th Annual Conference
In-person or virtual
Trinidad State Junior College
Rare Plant Symposium Sept 10, Field Trips Sept 12
Register at conps.org
Sat, Sept 25
Jared’s Nursery 16th Annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off
10500 W Bowles Ave, Littleton, 303 979-6022
SAVE THE DATE! Sat, Feb 26, 2022
7th Annual Landscaping with Native Plants Conference
A virtual event, registration opens early December 2021., Keynote speaker Doug Tallemy, author of Bringing Nature Home & Nature’s Best Hope.