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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JUNE & JULY CLASSES, WEBINARS, ETC
High Plains Env. Center Online Native Plant Sale
Now through September 5
Place online order for native wildflowers & grasses; pick up at 2698 Bluestem Willow Dr., Loveland 80538. suburbitat.org.
Fort Collins Nursery Sales
Fri-Sun, June 17-19 & Fri-Sun, July 16-24
Father's Day Tree Sale, 6/17-19: Fri-Sat 9-5pm; Sun 10-5pm. 7/16-24: Summer Perennial Sale, Fri-Sat 9-5pm; Sun 10-5pm. 2121 E. Mulberry, Fort Collins. FortCollinsNursery.com, 970-482-1984.
JUNE WORKSHOPS & CLASSES
CSU Extension Free Gardening Webinars
Below are the FREE online classes available from CSU Extension. Register:
Thurs, June 23 - Beauty & the Bees
Denver Botanic Gardens classes
(visit botanicgardens.org for complete class & event schedule)
1007 York St, Denver
Denver Urban Gardens
1325 Colorado Blvd, Denver
Through Oct. 8 - Learn to Compost (Free)
Sponsored by City & Cnty of Denver & DUG, composting and vermicomposting classes. See schedule & register at DUG
Echter's Garden Center
5150 Garrison St, Arvada, CO
Check the website for classes & special events: https://echters.com
Harlequin's Gardens & Sustainable Nursery
4795 N. 26th St., Boulder, 303-939-9403
Visit HarlequinsGardens.com for details. Most classes held at Boulder Circus Center, 4747 N. 26th St. $20 per person unless otherwise noted. Pre-registration is 72 hours before the class; members get 50% discount.
High Plains Environmental Center
Check suburbitat.org to register & see full schedule with trail &
4121 Ute Hwy, Lyons, 303-746-6266
Register for classes: LyonsFarmette.com
Northern Water w/ Resource Central
Waterwise Landscape Webinar Series
Recorded webinars are free. For details, visit:
Penn & Cord's Garden Classes in Westcliffe
Beginning in May. Check PennandCordsGarden.com for schedule.
Rocky Mt Seed Alliance Online Classes
Details: RockyMountainSeeds.org, 970-560-5486.
Ongoing - Seed School 101 & Grain School 101
7711 S. Parker Rd., Centennial; 303-690-4722.
Sign up for the newsletter to get info on online & in-person classes, plus special events: TagawaGardens.com
The Windsor Gardener (& Brewery) Classes
6461 Colorado Hwy 392, Windsor, CO
Upcoming classes & resources at thewindsorgardener.com/events-classes
JUNE & JULY EVENTS
Colorado Native Plant Society
Sign up for workshops, webinars, conferences, field trips & presentations about CO native plants, habitats & gardening. See event calendar: Conps.org.
11th Annual Colorado Lavender Festival
Fri-Sun, June 24-26 9-4:00pm
Three days of lavender-themed events in and around Palisade. Tours, festival, classes & more. Details & to buy tickets in advance: ColoradoLavender.org.
DBG Lavender Festival at Chatfield Farms
Sat-Sun, July 16 & 17. 9-4:00pm
Purchase required timed tickets in advance; member presale on June 3 at 10am. General public tickets on sale June 6 at 10 am. No onsite ticket sales. Chatfield Farms, 8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Rd, Littleton 80128. BotanicGardens.org 720-865-3500.
Global Steppe Symposium (online)
Wed-Thur, July 27 & 28
Presented by Denver Botanic Gardens. Attend one or both days. Details: Global Steppe Symposium
CO Native Plant Society Garden Tours
Sat, June 4, 11, 25, 9-5pm
6/4 Longmont, 6/11 Denver, 6/25 Fort Collins. Tickets $25-45. Tour details: conps.or
18th Annual Boulder Garden Tour
Sat, June 25, 9-2pm
(Whittier-Mapleton) Self-guided walking tour of private gardens in Flatirons/Uni Hill neighborhoods. Benefits local nonprofit Garden to Table. BoulderGardenTour.com
Glenwood Springs Garden Club Tour
Sat, June 25, 9-3pm
Welcome to Our Gardens self-guided tour of 8 varied gardens. $20 in advance; $25 day of. Details: 505-716-1354.
Greeley Garden Tour
Sat, June 25, 8-2pm
Greeley Morning Garden Club's tour of 5 local gardens. Tickets ($15 + service fee): GreeleyGardenClub.com
Purely Ponds 16th Annual Parade of Ponds/Waterfalls
Sat-Sun, June 25-26, 9-5pm
Self-guided tour to benefit local charities sponsored by Purely Ponds Fine Landscapes, Colo. Springs: PurelyPonds.com
Kitchen/Garden Tour in Steamboat Springs area
Sat, July 9, 9-5pm
Beautiful kitchens & amazing gardens at 5 homes, with local musicians. Benefits Strings Music Festival. Tickets: $50 or $90 VIP w/bus & lunch: StringsMusicFestival.com
Colo. Springs Garden Tour
Sat-Sun, July 9-10, 9-3pm
From Ashes to Beauty: A decade of recovery from the Waldo Canyon Fire. Sponsored by Friends of Extension, El Paso Cnty. Self-guided tour of Mountain Shadow & Rockrimmon neighborhoods. Tickets: $25 beginning May 15. ColoradoSpringsGardenTour.org
CO Water Garden Society Pond Tour & Picnic
Sat, July 16, 10-5pm
Self-guided tours in southwest Denver; free & open to the public. Picnic 5-7pm (fee). ColoWaterGardenSociety.org
Evergreen Garden Club High Altitude Garden Tour
Sat, July 16, 9am check in
Tour includes 6 garden to support 9 Evergreen public gardens. Tickets $20: EvergreenGardenClub.org
9th Annual NoCo Urban Homestead Tour
Sat, July 30
Featuring seven local homesteads in Fort Collins, Loveland, and Windsor demonstrating self-sustaining lifestyles that include growing your own produce, raising bees and backyard animals, season extension, food preservation, re-purposing materials and much more. Tickets on sale now - https://www.fcgov.com/gardens/spring-plant-sale