Winter & Spring Classes 2017
Sunday March 12th at 2:00 p.m.
Tomato Success – Betty Cahill
Despite being one of the most popular home grown vegetables, tomato growing isn't as easy as growing radishes! Learn how starting, from the moment tomatoes are seeded (indoors) or set out as transplants, how to care for them through the growing season with healthy, delicious results. Betty will show how to start seeds indoors and discuss growing tomatoes in containers as well as in the ground. This is a free class.
Saturday March 25th at 10:30 a.m.
Flower Gardening for Dummies with Marcia Tatroe
This class covers the basics of making colorful flower beds-- from the ground up. Topics include soil prep, planting, care & feeding, design, as well as how to attract butterflies, pollinators and hummingbirds. Anyone can create a flower garden that will be the envy of their neighborhood! This is a free class.
Sunday April 2nd at 2:00 p.m.
Container Gardens - Anything Goes! with Marcia Tatroe
As well as adding color to entryways, patios, decks and balconies, versatile and fun container gardening allows us to have it all in our short-season region. This is the one microclimate we absolutely control. See how with container gardens there really are no limits to what Front Range gardeners can grow. This is a free class.
Sunday April 9th at 2:00 p.m.
Landscape Facelift - Betty Cahill
If you've lived in your house and maintained the same landscape for twenty years and it's become boring or too much maintenance, it might be time for a landscape facelift - one that isn't painful or too expensive, but the results will still be lovely! Betty will show you the ABCs of planning and carrying out a small-scale DIY landscape facelift. Plant recommendations will be provided. This is a free class.
Saturday April 15th at 10:00 a.m.
Roses in the Spring: Pruning, Planting and Feeding
Let Dave Ingram, Master Rosarian of the Denver Rose Society, lead you through the basic tasks that will get your roses off to a super start this year. This is a free class.
Saturday April 15th at 2:00 p.m.
Worm Composting the Easy Way
Dave Ingram of the Denver Rose Society will share his experience in vermicomposting – using an indoor worm bin to turn food scraps, paper and garden debris into nutritious garden compost. It’s easy, clean and fun! This is a free class.
Saturday April 22nd at 10:00 a.m.
Saving water & helping nature at your home or HOA.
Multiple-time award winning HOA President Don Ireland of Denver will explain how all of us can help conserve water, save money, beautify our yards and help our pollinators in this presentation. He will show a clip from his latest movie appearance, too. This is a free class.
Please call 303-429-8062 to sign up for any of these classes.