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                     SEPTEMBER 2021                
 
CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 EVENTS     GARDEN TOURS      GARDEN & HOME SHOWS     CLASSES / LECTURES      LOOKING AHEAD

 Events and classes are subject to change.  Please call in advance to verify information.

Check back for additions.

   
EVENTS            
  Please note:  Events are subject to change.  Please call or check event website in advance to verify information. 
Sep.3 - 4 "The Language of Flowers" Flower Show - Garden Club of Denver
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm on Friday and 9:00 am - 4:00 pm on Saturday; Located in the Freyer - Newman Center; Fee: Included with paid admission to the Gardens.
   
Sep. 17 - Oct. 31, Fri. - Sun. Corn Maze at Chatfield Farms
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton
Times: 9 am - 5 pm
Tickets must be purchased for a specific date and time online. No tickets will be available onsite.
For additional details, especially for attendance on Oct. 8 - 10 when the Pumpkin Festival takes place, please visit
www.botanicgardens.org or call 303-973-3705.
   
Sep. 24 - 25 Fall Plant and Bulb Sale
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm; Free admission to the sale and Gardens; Tickets must be purchased for a specific date and time online. No tickets will be available onsite. 720-865-3501
   
Oct. - TBD Magic of the Jack O'Lanterns
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: TBD. Fee: Varies; See website for ticket information, including discounts. Ticket pre-sale starts Sept. 8th; This event will feature 5000 glowing hand-carved pumpkins and displays; 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
Oct. 1 - 30 Annual Holiday Gift Market
Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St. in Boulder;  Please see www.HarlequinsGardens.com for details about this event which features artworks and products from local artisans. 303-939-9403
   
Oct. 8 - 10 Pumpkin Festival at Chatfield Farms
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton; Times: 9 am - 5 pm; Purchase pumpkins from a 10 acre pumpkin patch, enjoy music, food trucks, and family activities. Fee: Tickets must be purchased for a specific date and time online. No tickets will be available onsite. See website for important details regarding this event.
   
Oct. 19 - 24 Glow at the Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: Evenings; Fee $17 - 21 members, $19 - 23 non-members; Tickets must be purchased for a specific date and time online.  720-865-3501
   
Oct. 21 - 24 Pumpkins on Parade
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.; Fee: $ $10 for adults/children age 12 +, $5 for ages 5 - 11;. Enjoy various activities and the Community Carved Pumpkin Contest.  See details and purchase tickets for a specific date and entrance time online at http://fcgov.com/horticulture or call 970-416-2486.
   
Oct. 28 - 30 Fall at the Gardens: Harvest Illuminated"
Western Colorado Botanical Gardens in Grand Junction; Times: 5 - 8 pm on Oct. 28, 5 - 9 pm on Oct. 29 and 4 - 9 pm on Oct. 30; View spectacular lighted pumpkin sculptures created by renowned artists and carvers from Food Network's "Outrageous Pumpkins.  Fee: $20 - 25 adults, $10 - 15 ages 5 - 17 and seniors age 65+.  Purchase tickets online at www.strivecolorado.org. 970-245-9030
   

 

GARDEN AND HOME SHOWS        
   
   
GARDEN TOURS      
   Please call or check website of venue in advance to verify information.
Daily Hudson Gardens in Littleton
Self-guided Public Art Tours and Nature Tours:  The gardens are open daily sunrise to sunset;  Fee: Free; Nixon's Coffeehouse is open Monday - Friday from 9 am - 3 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 8 am - 5 pm.; 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
Ongoing to Labor Day Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail
Guided Tours: Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day. Fee: $10 per person.  For information or to purchase tickets see www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org or call 970-476-0103.
   
Sundays only -ongoing to frost Rob Proctor's Garden
3030 West 46th Ave., Denver 80211; Rob's garden will be open on Sunday mornings from 8 am - 12 pm. A $10 donation to benefit the Dumb Friends League is requested. Drop in - no reservations required.
   
Sept. 1 Take a Walk on the Wild Side Wildflower Guided Tour
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail; Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.; Fee: $10; See www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org to purchase tickets.
   
CLASSES/LECTURES            
Please note:  Classes are subject to change.  Please call or check class website in advance to verify information.  Check back for additions.
 
NOTES:  Denver Botanic Gardens Center for Continuing Education offers numerous classes throughout the year.  You will find something for everyone -- adults, families, and kids.  For information on classes visit www.botanicgardens.org. Several classes are now being offered  online.            
  Due to Covid-19 some sites are offering their classes online.
Sep. 2 "Conservation and Plant Pressing Workshop" by Emma Byerly
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail; Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 p.m.; Fee: $10; See www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org to purchase tickets.
   
Sep. 4 "Landscaping Your Colorado Garden" by Dan Lee
Echter's Garden Center in Arvada; Time: 10 - 11 a.m.; 303-424-7979
   
Sep. 4 "Winemaking for Gardeners" by Richard Bender
Echter's Garden Center in Arvada; Time: 2 - 3 pm; 303-424-7979
   
Sep. 4 "Xeriscape: Not Just Cacti"
Fossil Creek Nursery in Fort Collins; Time: 11 am; Fee: $5 - includes 20% discount on next purchase; See website for details and to purchase tickets: www.fossilcreeknursery.com or call 970-226-4924.
   
Sep. 5 "Planting Fall Bulbs" by Heather Page
Echter's Garden Center in Arvada; Time: 2 - 3 p.m.; 303-424-7979
   
Sep. 7 Twilight Garden Series presented by The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins and CSU; Time: Gates open at 5:30 pm, program begins at 6:00 pm; Fee: $10;  Register online.  970-416-2486
Sept. 7th: Putting Your Garden to Bed and Preparing for Spring" at The Gardens on Spring Creek
   
Sep. 11 "Planting for Success" by Daniel Corse
Echter's Garden Center in Arvada; Time: 10 - 11 a.m.; 303-424-7979
   
Sep. 11 "Growing Great Garlic" by Betty Cahill
Echter's Garden Center in Arvada; Time: 2 - 3 p.m.; 303-424-7979
   
Sep.11 "Bulbs, Tubers & Corms, OH MY!"
Fossil Creek Nursery in Fort Collins; Time: 11 am; Fee: $5 - includes 20% discount on next purchase; See website for details and to purchase tickets: www.fossilcreeknursery.com or call 970-226-4924.
   
Sep. 12 "Bird Feeding Through the Seasons" by Kate Hogan
Echter's Garden Center in Arvada; Time: 2 - 3 p.m.; 303-424-7979
   
Sep. 16 "Putting Your Garden to Bed Workshop" by Colin Lee
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail; Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 p.m.; Fee: $10; See www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org to purchase tickets.
   
Sep.18 "Gardening in the Fall" by Gracyn Kanan and Gay Bechir
Echter's Garden Center in Arvada; Time: 10 - 11 a.m.; 303-424-7979
   
Sep.18 "Harvesting and Preserving Herbs" by Whitney McMillan
Echter's Garden Center in Arvada; Time: 2 - 3 p.m.; 303-424-7979
   
Sep.18 "Create Your Own Herb Garden"
Fossil Creek Nursery in Fort Collins; Time: 11 am; Fee: $25 - includes 20% discount on next purchase as well as the materials for this hands-on workshop: herbs, pot, soil and guidance; See website for details and to purchase tickets: www.fossilcreeknursery.com or call 970-226-4924.
   
Sep. 25 "Jams and Jellies from the Garden" by Keith Williamson
Echter's Garden Center in Arvada; Time: 10 - 11 a.m.; 303-424-7979
   
Sep. 25 "Orchids - Exotic but Easy" by Shirlee McDaniels
Echter's Garden Center in Arvada; Time: 2 - 3 p.m.; 303-424-7979
   
  LOOKING AHEAD       
Events and classes are subject to change.  Please call in advance to verify information.
  Note: Check back for additions.
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