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                     FEBRUARY 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. 
  Sadly, most garden events have been canceled, put on hold or postponed due to Covid-19.
   

 

GARDEN AND HOME SHOWS        
Feb. 1 - 28 Virtual 2021 Colorado Garden and Home Show
Due to Covid-19 this annual event will be held virtually this year. Free. More than 400 companies are participating. Get ideas for your home and garden and take advantage of show-only specials. See www.coloradogardenfoundation.org.
   
GARDEN TOURS      
   Please call or check website of venue in advance to verify information.
Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23
Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail
Naturalist Guided Nature & History SnowshoeTour  Time: 10:30 - 11:30, Advance registration required. Fee: $10 includes snowshoe rental.  Tour groups will be limited to 10 people. Masks required when indoors. For information see www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org or call 970-476-0103.
   
Daily Hudson Gardens in Littleton
Self-guided Public Art Tours and Nature Tours:  The gardens are open daily sunrise to sunset;  Fee: Free; The Welcome Center and Gift Shop are closed, but 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
   
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.            
  Many classes have been canceled, put on hold or postponed due to Covid-19.  Some sites are offering classes online.
Feb. 6 "Food Preservation" by Marisa Bunning & Elisa Shackelton
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm; Fee: $12.50; This is a virtual presentation. Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-19
   
Feb. 6 "Houseplant Design" by Randy Meyer
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 1 - 2 pm; Fee: $12.50; This is a virtual presentation. Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-19
   
Feb. 6 "Happy Houseplants" by Kelly Kellow
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm; Fee: $10; This is an online class. Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
Feb. 6 "Vegetable Gardening - Setting Up for Success" by Andrea Vanderbilt
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 1:30 - 3:30 pm; Fee: $10; This is an online class. Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
Feb. 13 "Beautiful & Beneficial Native Plants for Your Garden" by Pat Hayward
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm; Fee: $12.50; This is a virtual presentation. Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-19
   
Feb. 13 "Grow Like a Pro: Veggie Gardening Basics" by Andrea Vanderbilt
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 1 - 2 pm; Fee: $12.50; This is a virtual presentation. Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-19
   
Feb. 13 "Planting Spring Bulbs for Summer Bloom" by Susan Bonsall
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 1:30 - 3:30 pm; Fee: $10; This is an online class. Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
Feb. 17 "Saving the Alpine One Seed at a Time" by Emily Griffoul
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail; Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm; Fee: Suggested optional donation $10, This is a virtual presentation.  Register online. For information see website or call 970-476-0103.
   
Feb. 20 "Seed Starting Basics" by Andrea Vanderbilt
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm; Fee: $12.50; This is a virtual presentation. Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-19
   
Feb. 20 "Tree Pruning & Selection" by Tom Throgmorton
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 1 - 2 pm; Fee: $12.50; This is a virtual presentation. Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-19
   
Feb. 20 "Some Like It Hot - Perennials" by Alison O'Conner
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm; Fee: $10; This is an online class. Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
Feb. 20 "Nesting Neighbors" by Lauren DeRose
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm; Fee: $10; This is an online class. Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
Feb. 20 "Rain Barrels 101" by Jessica Thrasher
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 1:30 - 3:30 pm; Fee: $5; This is an online class. Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
Feb. 27 "Chaparral Gardens: Easy, Resilient, and Beautiful" by Lauren Springer
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm; Fee: $12.50; This is a virtual presentation. Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-19
   
Feb. 27 "Miniature Gardens & Terrariums" by Eri Matsumura
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 1 - 2 pm; Fee: $12.50; This is a virtual presentation. Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-19
   
Feb. 27 "Grow Your Own Veggies" by Mary Miller
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm; Fee: $10; This is an online class. Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
  LOOKING AHEAD       
Events and classes are subject to change.  Please call in advance to verify information.
  Note: Check back for additions.
MARCH  
Mar. 6 "Bonsai Basics" by Dr. Darrell Whitley
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 2 - 3 pm; Fee: $12.50; This is a virtual presentation. Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-19
   
Mar. 6 "High Plains Landscape Workshop
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm; Fee: $35; This is a virtual event. The keynote speaker is Nan Sterman.  Two additional workshop sessions of your choice will be offered. The event includes a silent auction. Proceeds from the event and auction benefit The Gardens on Spring Creek. Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
Mar. 27 "Season Extension for Veggie Gardens" by Mary Miller
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm; Fee: $10; This is an online class. Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
Mar. 27 "Scents-ible Planting" by Rita Jokerst
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm; Fee: $10; This is an online class. Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   

 





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