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                    JANUARY 2019                
 
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. 
   
Ongoing to Jan. 1 Garden of Lights
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 5 - 9 p.m.; Fee: $5 suggested donation per adult, $2 per child, ages 2 and under free. Enjoy lights, shopping for gifts, entertainment and more. Weekend nights include additional features; See www.fcgov.com/gardens for details.
   
Ongoing to Jan. 1 Blossoms of Light
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: 5:00  - 9:00 p.m. nightly; Thousands of holiday lights adorn the trees and plants; refreshments available for purchase; Entertainment on selected evenings; Fee: Advance purchase at reduced rates, prices higher at the door; See www.botanicgardens.org for details; 720-865-3501
   
Jan. 8 Free Day
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton; Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; 720.865.4346
   
Jan. 10 - Feb. 17 Orchid Showcase
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; See a special display of orchids in Marnie's Pavilion; 720-865-3501
   
Jan. 21 Free Day at Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; 720-865-3501

 

GARDEN AND HOME SHOWS        
   
   
GARDEN TOURS      
   
Ongoing on Mon. - Sat. Self Guided Snowshoe
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail; Days: Monday - Saturday; Time: 10 am - 4 pm; Enjoy hot chocolate and drop-in activities in the Education Center; Free use of snowshoes and poles; Donations welcome; For information see website or call 970-476-0103.
   
Jan. 1 Guided Snowshoe - Garden Tree Trail
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail; Time: 10:30 am - 12 pm; A beginners level walk will be led by a naturalist from BFAG; Enjoy hot chocolate and drop-in activities in the Education Center; Fee: $10; Advance registration required; For information see website or call 970-476-0103.
   
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.
 
Jan. 19 "Compost: Making It & Using It" by Dr. Jean Reeder
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 10 am - 12 pm; Fee: $18; Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-1984.
   
Jan. 19 "Gardening Tips for Colorado Newcomers" by Alison O'Connor
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 1 - 3 pm; Fee: $18; Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-1984.
   
Jan. 26 "The Fine Art of Pruning" by Robyn Dolgin
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 10 am - 12 pm; Fee: $18; Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-1984.
   
Jan. 26 "Woody Plant Propagation: Secrets Revealed" by Scott Skogerboe
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 1 - 3 pm; Fee: $18; Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-1984.
   
  LOOKING AHEAD       
Events and classes are subject to change.  Please call in advance to verify information.
  Note: Check back for additions.
FEBRUARY  
Feb. 2 "Micro-Farming: Big Food, Small Spaces" by Andrea Vanderbilt
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 10 am - 12 pm; Fee: $18; Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-1984.
   
Feb. 2 "Houseplant Care" by Randy Meyer
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 1 - 3 pm; Fee: $18; Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-1984.
   
Feb. 5 Free Day
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton; Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; 720.865.4346
   
Feb. 9 "The Wonder of the Spring Garden" by Lauren Springer Ogden
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 10 am - 12 pm; Fee: $22; Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-1984.
   
Feb. 9 "Dwarf Conifers You'll Grow to Love" by Pat Hayward
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 East Mulberry in Fort Collins; Time: 1 - 3 pm; Fee: $18; Register for this class online at www.fortcollinsnursery.com. 970-482-1984.
   
Feb. 18 Free Day at Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens, Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; 720-865-3501
   

 





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