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                     JUNE 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. 
  Some garden events have been canceled, put on hold or postponed due to Covid-19.
June 4 - 6 Annual Plant Sale
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail; The plant sale features plants that thrive in a mountain environment.  Troughs, both planted and unplanted, will also be available for purchase.  Early access for members is on June 3rd from 1 - 4 pm. For information see website or call 970-476-0103.
   
June 6 Colorado Water Garden Society Plant Sale
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 10 am - 1 pm (may end earlier if run out of plants) 303-423-9216
   
June 12 Denver Rose Society Rose Show
Denver Botanic Gardens,; Fee: Included with paid admission to DBG; 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
   
June 26 Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Community Book Launch and Gardens Celebration
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail; time: 2 - 4 pm; Free; Copies of the new book about the gardens will be available for purchase; book signing, refreshments, tours; For information see website or call 970-476-0103.
   
June 25 - 27 Colorado Lavender Festival
Town of Palisade and nearby areas in western Colorado; See www.coloradolavender.org for opportunities that include special tours on Friday, a festival in the park and the Lavender and Wine dinner on Saturday, plus self-guided farm tours on Sunday.

 

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.
   
June 5 Colorado Native Plant Society South Denver Garden Tour
Location: 6 gardens in the South Denver area (see list on website)
Time: 9 am - 5 pm
Tickets: $35  See website to register online.
Information: www.conps.org
Benefits: Colorado Native Plant Society's mission and programs
   
June 11 - 12 Longmont Symphony Guild "Festival of Flowers" Garden Tour
Location:  4 gardens in Longmont
Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tickets: $15; See website for ticket information.
Information: www.longmontsymphony.org 
Benefits: Longmont Symphony Guild
   
June 12 Colorado Native Plant Society Loveland/Ft. Collins Garden Tour
Location: 5 gardens in the Loveland/Ft. Collins area (see list on website)
Time: 9 am - 5 pm
Tickets: $35  See website to register online.
Information: www.conps.org
Benefits: Colorado Native Plant Society's mission and programs
   
June 12 Walking Garden Tree Tour with Tim Buchanan
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 10:30  am - 12:30 pm; Fee: $18; See website for details. Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
June 13 Park Hill Garden Walk
Location: gardens in the Park Hill neighborhood, Denver
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Tickets: Advance tickets $15, Seniors (65+) advance tickets are $12, Ages 12 & under free; $18 day of event. See website.
Information: www.parkhillgardenwalk.org  Click on "Tickets" for details.

Benefits: Greater Park Hill Community's projects including their food program
   
June 19 Loveland Garden Tour & Art Show
Location: 6 gardens in Loveland - just west of the downtown area
Time: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tickets: $20 Available online only at Loveland Youth Gardeners website
Information: www.LovelandYouthGardeners.org, 970-669-7182
Benefits: Loveland Youth Gardeners' programs
Notes: Features displays/sale of art for the garden and a silent auction for custom corn hole game boards.
   
June 19 Lyons Garden Club "Mountain Blooms" Garden Tour
Location: 10 gardens in Lyons
Time: 10 am - 2 pm
Tickets: Free, donations welcome; See the club's website to register online and get a map and ticket for this event.
Information: www.lyonsgardenclub.com
Benefits: Donations benefit the garden club
   
June 26 Junior League Terrace and Garden Tour
Location: 7 gardens in Le Jardin (Le Garden) neighborhood in southwest Fort Collins
Time: 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Tickets: Available online only to facilitate timed entry to the event- see website..
Information: www.jlfortcollins.org
Benefits: The Junior League of Fort Collins' education and charitable endeavors
   
June 26 Colorado Native Plant Society Boulder/Longmont Garden Tour
Location: 6 gardens in the Boulder/Longmont area (see list on website)
Time: 9 am - 5 pm
Tickets: $35  See website to register online.
Information: www.conps.org
Benefits: Colorado Native Plant Society's mission and programs
   
July 10 Strings Music Festival Guild's "Pockets of Paradise" Garden Tour
Location: 6 gardens in Steamboat Springs area
Time: 9 am - 3 pm
Tickets: Start at $45 (purchase by July 1st for best price) Purchase tickets online - see website.
Information: www.stringsmusicfestival.com
Benefits: Strings' free music education and community programs
   
July 17 - 18 Colorado Springs Garden Tour
Location: gardens in historic Old North End of Colorado Springs
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tickets: $25 Available online and at several garden centers, which are listed on the website
Information: www.coloradospringsgardentour.org
Benefits: Friends of Extension (FOX), which supports CSU Extension projects, Master Gardener programs, 4H, and more.
   
July 31 NoCo Urban Homestead Tour
Details: TBA
Benefits: Gardens on Spring Creek and Loveland Youth Gardeners
   
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 now offering their classes online.
June 9 "Actively Green Responsible Landscaping Workshop" by Colin Lee and experts from Walking Mountains
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail; Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.; Free; This is a virtual workshop; For information see website or call 970-476-0103.
   
June 9 Drop-In: "Meet the Water Gardeners"
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Fee: Free; Observe, question and get advice from members of the Colorado Water Garden Society; 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
June 9 Drop-In: "Meet the Rose Gardeners"
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Fee: Free; Observe, question and get advice from members of the Denver Rose Society; no registration necessary. 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
June 12 Drop-In: "Meet the Beekeeper"
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 9:30 - 12:00 p.m. Fee: Free; Observe, question and get advice; 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
June 12 "Growing Terrific Tomatoes" by Luan Akin
Tagawa Garden Center in Centennial; Time: 9:00 - 9:30 am; This is a virtual class on Zoom followed by a Q/A session;  Register online at www.tagawagardens.com; 303-690-4722
   
June 17 "Introduction to Gardening with Native Plants"
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 6 p.m. Fee: $25; This class includes a walking tour of the gardens to see native plants; 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
June 19 "Vegetable Gardening: Mid-Summer Must Knows" by Andrea Vanderbilt
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 10:30  am - 12:30 pm; Fee: $10; Note: This is an online class. Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
June 19 "Growing Roses in Colorado and Rose Garden Tour" by Denver Rose Society Rosarians
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 10 a.m. Fee: $25; 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
June 23 "How Plants Have Adapted Through Deep Time" by Dr. Ian Miller
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail; Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.; For information see website or call 970-476-0103.
   
  LOOKING AHEAD       
Events and classes are subject to change.  Please call in advance to verify information.
  Note: Check back for additions.
JULY  
July 10 Drop-In: "Meet the Beekeeper"
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 9:30 - 12:00 p.m. Fee: Free; Observe, question and get advice; 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
July 17 Lavender Festival
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton; Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Fee: Varies; Enjoy hundreds of blooming lavender plants, free demonstrations, workshops, farm tours, live music, food, beverages and products sold by vendors.  See website for workshops that will be offered. Must purchase tickets for this event in advance for a specific time at www.botanicgardens.org.  No onsite tickets sales. 720.865.4346
   

 





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