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CLASSES, WEBINARS & WORKSHOPS
Denver Rose Society
Thursday, March 9, 7pm-9pm: "Darn Good Fertilizer", Virtual event
Spenser Thomas - Darn Good Plants, Phoenix, AZ. Join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://meet.goto.com/876070205 or dial in using your phone - Access Code: 876-070-205
CSU Adams County Extension
2023 Spring Vegetable Garden Series
9755 Henderson Rd, Brighton
Sat 10-noon, $25 + fee
March 25: Container Gardening
Register at Adams2023veg.eventbrite.com
CSU Extension Free Gardening Webinars
Free online classes from CSU Extension, Wednesdays 12-1. Register at CSUhort.blogspot.com
March 8: Cold Hardy Cacti & Succulents
April 2: Tremendous Tomatoes
Also available on the website, recorded gardening webinars from 2022 & 2021.
Denver Botanic Gardens
1007 York St, Denver
New Gardener Boot Camp
Onsite: Sat, March 11 9am
Online: Sat, March 22
Learn about garden planning, soils, beginning vegetable gardening annuals & perennials and more.
$80; $60 members
See botanicgardens.org for details plus complete class listings, registration information & fees.
Denver Urban Gardens
1031 33rd St, Denver, dug.org, 303-292-9900
Sat, March 18
10-12, Garden Planning Intensive Workshop
Classes are pay-what-you-can; $30 suggested fee.
Echter's Garden Center
5150 Garrison St, Arvada, CO
Classes on Saturdays; free, no registration required
March 11-Get Your Grow On
10-11 Starting a Lawn from Seed
1-2 This Herb's for You
3-4 Early Spring Punch List
March 18-Gardening Inside & Outdoors
10-11 Orchids-Easier Than You Think
1-2 Turf Maintenance Through the Year
3-4 Trees & Shrubs for Colorado Gardens
Details at Echters.com. 303-4214-7979
The Flower Bin
1805 Nelson Rd, Longmont; 303-772-3454
Spring Begins at the Flower Bin
See theflowerbin.net for details.
Fort Collins Nursery
2121 E. Mulberry St, Fort Collins, 80524; 970-482-1984
The Gardens on Spring Creek
2145 Centre Ave, Fort Collins
Check FCgov.com or 970-416-2486 to register; all classes on Saturdays, unless otherwise noted.
10:30-11:30, Composting 101; $18 in person.
1:30-3:30, Vegetable Gardening in Low Water Conditions; $10 virtual.
1:30-3:30, Wasps! $10 virtual; $18 in person.
10:30-12:30, Grow Your Own Veggies; $10 virtual, $18 in person.
1:30-3:30, Easy-on-the-Back Raised Bed Gardening; $10 virtual, $18 in person.
Grain School Online 2023
University of Colo at Colo Spgs.
3 courses; $150 each or $400 for all 3
Online modules with live online sessions; some experiential sessions at UCCS
March 2-31, Health & Nutrition
April 6-28, Community
Register: Grain School 2023
4955 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colo Springs 80918; 970-560-5486. PhelanGardens.com.
Sat, March 11
1:00, Beginning Composting; $10.
Fri, March 24
10:00, Meet the Natives of El Paso County; $10.
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
Classes are free, no registration required. Details at TagawaGardens.com. Sign up for the newsletter for info about other classes & special events.
CONFERENCES & EVENTS
Fri, March 10 - 9th Annual Tree Diversity Conference
Presented by Denver Botanic Gardens & The University of Denver Chester M Alter Arboretum
Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver, 720-865-3500.
8:30-3 pm--online & in-person options available.
The 9th annual conference explores the relationship between landscape design, horticultural practices & the use of a greater variety of tree species.
$25-$95 for students, public or DBG & CTC membership.
Registration details & speaker bios at BotanicGardens.org.
Wed, March 1 - Fri March 31- Envisioning a Changing DurangoScape Conference
Presented by Durango Botanic Gardens
Virtually March 1-31: Watch, listen, learn on your own schedule.
In person March 16 at the Durango Public Library.
This conference offers practical approaches to adapting yards & landscapes to a changing climate. Guest presenter is Panayoti Kelaidis from the Denver Botanic Gardens.
Members $60; nonmembers $75.
Details & registration info: DurangoScape.org.
Fri, March 10 - Sun, March 19 - Great Grow Along
Virtual Gardening Festival
Free 10-day online gardening festival featuring 40 workshops on gardening topics like small space gardening, seeds & soil, native gardening for wildlife landscaping, & more. Details at GreatGrowAlong.com.
Fri, March 17- Sat, March 18 - Sun, Soil, Water, Ag Summit
CSU Extension Pueblo & Pueblo Food Project
Summit includes a Pitch Competition, Leadership Awards, Community Lead Summit, Makers' Market and Idea Fair.
Tix $10-25. For info: PuebloFoodProject.org.