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                     APRIL 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.
Apr. 26 - 29 Online: Denver Botanic Gardens Spring Plant Sale
Denver Botanic Gardens, Order plants online, with curbside pickup on May 6 - 9; For more information see www.botanicgardens.org.
   
May 4 Loveland Garden Club Annual Mother's Day Plant Sale
Location: JAX West Farmer's Market Loveland, corner of Highway 34 and Wilson (This is a new location for this year only). Time: 9 am to 1 pm;  Selling perennials, annuals, herbs, veggies and over 80 varieties of home-grown tomato and pepper starts.  Planted containers and a variety of other items such as vegetables and fresh baked strudel will also be available for purchase.  Proceeds provide Horticulture Scholarships for Front Range Community College students as well as grants to  local horticulture-related nonprofits.
   
May 6 - 17 Online: Gardens of Spring Creek Spring Plant Sale
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Order plants online May 6 - May 17, with curbside pickups May 12 - 21.  See website for details.
   
May 15 Organic Victory Drive-Up Plant Market
Location: TBD; This event is hosted by Front Range Organic Gardeners, Inc. (FROG); Time: 9 am - 1 pm; All-organic, seed-started tomatoes (including heirlooms), peppers and other vegetables; houseplants are also available.  See www.gardenfrog.org.

 

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; 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.            
  Due to Covid-19 most sites are now offering their classes online.
Apr. 3 "Succession Gardening" by Mimi Yanus
Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St. in Boulder; Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.; Fee $20; This is a virtual class. Please see www.HarlequinsGardens.com to register online. 303-939-9403
   
Apr. 6 "Permaculture for Small Spaces" by Creighton Hofeditz and Ainslie O'Neil
Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St. in Boulder; Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.; Fee $20; This is a virtual class. Please see www.HarlequinsGardens.com to register online. 303-939-9403
   
Apr. 8 "Developing High Diversity Native Gardens with Seed (and Some Transplants!) by Larry Vickerman, Director of Chatfield Farms
Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St. in Boulder; Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.; Fee $20; This is a virtual class. Please see www.HarlequinsGardens.com to register online. 303-939-9403
   
Apr. 10 "Growing Vegetables in Small Spaces" by Selena Kunze
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.
   
Apr. 10 "Botany for Gardeners" by Bryan Fischer
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.
   
Apr. 10 "Installing Package Bees"
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.
   
Apr. 10 "Pruning and Training Your Roses" by Denver Rose Society Members
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 10 am - 12 p.m. Fee: $21 members, $24 non-members; This is an indoor/outdoor class with hands-on experience. Please bring pruners and gloves  Advance registration required; Register online or call 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
Apr. 17 "Uncommon & Underused Perennials" by Sherry Fuller
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm; Fee: $5 online, $10 in person; NOTE: This is offered as an online class or as an in person class. Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
Apr. 17 "Planting for Pollinators" by Kelly Kellow
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.
   
Apr. 17 "Converting Your Irrigation System - Turf to Drip" by Eric Olson
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.
   
Apr. 17 "Getting Started with Vegetable Gardening" by Mimi Yanus
Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St. in Boulder; Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.; Fee $20; This is a virtual class. Please see www.HarlequinsGardens.com to register online. 303-939-9403 (Note: This is a repeat of previous classes in March.)
   
Apr. 18 "The Food Forest" by Amy Scanes-Wolfe
Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St. in Boulder; Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.; Fee $20; This is a virtual class. Please see www.HarlequinsGardens.com to register online. 303-939-9403
   
Apr. 24 "Homemade Lotion Bars" by Connie Meyer
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.
   
Apr. 24 "Shrubs - Enhancing Your Landscape" 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.
   
Apr. 24 "Growing Herbs Class and Garden Tour"
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 9 - 11 a.m. Fee: $27 members, $30 non-members; Participants will receive a complimentary basil plant. Advance registration required; Register online or call 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
Apr. 25 "Foraging the Rocky Mountains: Mushrooms of Colorado" by Zach Hedstrom
Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St. in Boulder; Time: 10 - 11 a.m.; Fee $20; This is a virtual class. Please see www.HarlequinsGardens.com to register online. 303-939-9403
   
  LOOKING AHEAD       
Events and classes are subject to change.  Please call in advance to verify information.
  Note: Check back for additions.
MAY  
May 1 "Building a Rain Garden" 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.
   
May 1 "Going Wild in the Garden (Gardening Practices to Increase Wildlife) by Alison Peck
Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St. in Boulder; Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.; Fee $20; This is a virtual class. Please see www.HarlequinsGardens.com to register online. 303-939-9403
   
May 8 "Just Drip It" by Jason Brown
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 10:30  am - 12:30 pm; Fee: $5; This is an online class. Call 970-416-2486 to register or register online.
   
May 8 "Composting 101" by Jamie Blanchard-Poling
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.
   
May 8 "Annuals Hanging Basket Workshop" by Debi Borden-Miller
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 9 - 11 a.m. Fee: $37 members, $40 non-members; You will create and take home a hanging basket.  Price includes materals. Advance registration required; Register online or call 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
May 8 "Best Roses for Colorado Gardens" by John Ingram
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Fee: $21 members, $24 non-members; Advance registration required; Register online or call 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
May 8 Drop-In: "Meet the Beekeeper"
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.. Fee: Free; Observe beekeepers managing their hives, ask questions and get advice; 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
May 16 "Growing Mushrooms on Logs and Stumps" by Zach Hedstrom
Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St. in Boulder; Time: 10 - 11 a.m.; Fee $20; This is a virtual class. Please see www.HarlequinsGardens.com to register online. 303-939-9403
   
May 22 "Carbon Sequestration - In the Garden!" by Alison Peck
Harlequin's Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St. in Boulder; Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.; Fee $20; This is a virtual class. Please see www.HarlequinsGardens.com to register online. 303-939-9403

 





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