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Colorado Gardener Calendar

Colorado Native Plant Society

Webinars, workshops, field trips & events -

Denver Botanic Gardens 

1007 York St, Denver
See for their full class listings, certificate programs, registration information & fees.

The Gardens on Spring Creek

2145 Centre Ave, Fort Collins
Check or 970-416-2486 for more info & to register;  unless otherwise noted.

Growing Gardens

Cultivating community through regenerative urban agriculture. Bee & Goat family classes, children's programs, online gardening classes., 1630 Hawthorne Ave, Boulder, 303 443-9952.

Harlequins Gardens Sustainable Nursery

4795 N. 26th St, Boulder 80301
Most classes $23 unless otherwise noted. More info & to register: or call 303 939-9403


Sun June 16

9:30 – 11, Healing Herbal Plant Gardens: Plant Allies and How to Use Them, w/ Mitten Lowe

1-2:30, Berries & Small Fruits for Colorado w/ Mikl Brawner

Sun, June 23 

1-2:30pm, Fire-Wise Gardening for Colorado w/ Mikl Brawner

Sun  June 30

1 – 2:30PM  Successful Home Composting w/ Mikl Brawner

Mikl has been composting for 35 years!

Sat, July 13

1 – 2:30PM, Seed Saving 101 with Jess Harper

Sun, July 14

1 – 2:30PM  Non-Toxic Pest Management w/ Mikl Brawner

Sat, July 20

1 – 3:30PM Basic Landscape Design w/ Elaine Walker

Class size is limited to 12 participants, so register early!

Sun, July 21

1 – 2:30 How to Mulch, w/ Mikl Brawner

Sun, July 28

1 – 2:30PM  Low Tech Greenhouse Design & Operation w/ Mikl Brawner

Sat, Aug 17

10:30 – Noon, Natural First Aid w/ Brigitte Mars

Sun, Aug 18

1 – 2:30PM  Summer & Fall Pruning for Strength, Health & Beauty, w/ Mikl Brawner

Phelan Gardens, 719-574-8058, 4955 Austin Bluffs Pkwy, Colorado Springs

Tagawa Gardens

7711 S. Parker Rd., Centennial; 303-690-4722, Sign up for the newsletter for info about classes & special events.

Global Steppe Symposium at Denver Botanic Gardens
Lavender Festival at Denver Botanic Gardens


Sat June 15

Trees of The Gardens at Spring Creek Tour w/ Tim Buchanan, Urban Forester

10:30-12:30 pm. Outdoor class, Wear appropriate shoes, hats, sunscreen & bring a water bottle. 2145 Centre Ave, Fort Collins. $25, Register at

Sat, June 22
Birds & Blooms Native Plant Garden Fest

9am-1pm at Denver Audubon Kingery Nature Center
11280 Waterton Rd, Littleton, CO 80125
Learn innovative ways to attract birds to your backyard with food sources offered by native plants. Stroll through our beautiful gardens and discover the intricate diets of wild birds and how native plant help create a diverse ecosystem in your backyard. All proceeds benefit Denver Audubon Kingery Nature Center.
General public: $12, Youth (3-12): $5, Under 2: Free. 
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Sat,  June 22

Front Range Wild Ones Native Plant Swap

Free native plant swap in Denver on June 22. Great volunteer opportunities, too. For more info on how to participate & donate visit:

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