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                     OCTOBER 2020                
 
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, many garden events have been canceled, put on hold or postponed due to Covid-19.
Ongoing to Oct. 31 on Fri., Sat. and Sun. Corn Maze at Chatfield Farms
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton
Times: 9 am - 7 pm
Fee: $12 non-member adult, $10 member adult, students, seniors (65+), military, $8 ages 3 - 12; $6 member child; Tickets must be purchased for a specific date and time online. No tickets will be available onsite. Note: Masks and costumes are not permitted.
For additional details please visit
www.botanicgardens.org or call 303-973-3705.
   
Oct. 1 - 31 Pumpkin Patch at Chatfield Farms
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton
Times: 9 am - 4 pm on Mon. - Thurs., 10 am - 6 pm on Fri. - Sun.
For additional details regarding pumpkin prices, etc. please visit
www.botanicgardens.org or call 303-973-3705.
   
Oct. 16, 17, 29 & 30 Ghosts in the Gardens - Open Air Space
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: Various times.; Storytellers will share stories of ghostly history and encounters; Timed tickets must be purchased online in advance; For more information see www.botanicgardens.org.
   
Oct. 19 - 25 Glow at the Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: 6:00 - 9:45 p.m.; Fee: $17 - $21 members, $15 - $19 non-members; Ages 2 and under free; Timed tickets must be purchased in advance; For more information see www.botanicgardens.org.
   
Oct. 23 - 25 Pumpkins on Parade
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 6:00 - 9:00 pm; Featuring a community carved pumpkin contest and fall displays throughout the Gardens; Food truck, beer and wine for purchase, kids under age 12 receive a goody bag. Purchase tickets online. 970-416-2486
   

 

GARDEN AND HOME SHOWS        
   
   
GARDEN TOURS      
  Most garden tours have been canceled due to Covid-19.  A few guided or self-guided tours are available at public sites.
Daily Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail
Self-Guided Tour:  The Gardens are open daily from dawn to dusk. Pick up a brochure at the kiosk at the main entrance or north entrance. Suggested donation: $5; 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.
               Tagawa Gardens offers many classes for both adults and children.  Because the list is so extensive they are listed here only occasionally.  Please see www.tagawagardens.com.
 
  Most classes have been canceled, put on hold or postponed due to Covid-19.  Some sites are offering classes online.
Oct. 3 "Preparing Your Vegetable Garden for Winter" by Andrea Vanderbilt
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm; Fee: $10; This is an online class. Register online. 970-416-2486
   
Oct. 10 "So You Want to be a Beekeeper?"
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Fee: $18 non-members, $15 members; This is an online class presented via Zoom.; Register online. 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
Oct. 10 "Putting Your Rose Garden to Bed" by Peggy Williams
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Fee: $24 non-members, $21 members; See details and register online. 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
Oct. 10 "The Prairie Garden" by Bryan Fischer
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm; Fee: $18; Register online. 970-416-2486
   
Oct. 15 "Fall Gardening & Bulb Planting"
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail; Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm; Free - Please RSVP online or call 970-476-0103.
   
Oct. 17 "Magical Moonlit Gardens" by Marcia Tatroe
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm; Fee: $10; This is an online class. Register online. 970-416-2486
   
Oct. 17 "Planting Fall Bulbs for Spring Colors"
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 1:30 - 3:30 pm; Fee: $10; This is an online class. Register online. 970-416-2486
   
Oct. 18 "Spooky Miniature Gardening"
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm; Fee: $44 per spot, includes materials; Create a Halloween or classic garden; For adults and a child accompanied by an adult; Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-1984.
   
Oct. 21 "Winterizing Your Garden"
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Fee: $18 non-members, $15 members; This is an online class presented via Zoom.; Register online. 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
  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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