Colorado Gardener Calendar

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

Visit harlequinsgardens.com/what-we-offer/classes/ for our current offerings and to sign up. (303) 939-9403.  HarlequinsGardens.com

PLANT SALES

Sat, Sept 18

Rocky Mountain African Violet Council Show & Sale

9am -1pm.

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

EVENTS

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

9am-4pm

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.

landscapingwithcoloradonativeplants.org