DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS - MORE FEBRUARY HAPPENINGS Beginning Rocky Mountain Gardening Tuesday, February 7, 6-8:30 p.m. $90, $80 member The basics of what is needed to adjust gardening skills from other climates to the Front Range’s finicky climate....
GardenNews.biz - Jan 03,2017 - DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS - MORE FEBRUARY HAPPENINGS
Beginning Rocky Mountain Gardening Tuesday, February 7, 6-8:30 p.m. $90, $80 member The basics of what is needed to adjust gardening skills from other climates to the Front Range’s finicky climate are covered. If you have never gardened here before or are looking for more success, this is the class for you! Learn the skills necessary to become an enthusiastic gardener. Annuals, perennials and vegetables are discussed, along with trees and shrubs that thrive in our climate, elevation and varying soils. Plant selection, planting and troubleshooting are discussed.
The Art of Pressed Flowers Saturday, February 11, 10 a.m. – noon $59, $54 member Discover how to collect and preserve those summer flowers and fall leaves for use in creating your own floral masterpieces. Learn the best flowers to grow and how to press for optimal color, durability and longevity. Participants will make beautiful bookmarks, cards, a dipped candle and floral votive container to take home.
Invitation to Ikebana Saturday, February 11, 2-4 p.m. $44, $39 member Ikebana is an expression of our respect and appreciation towards nature. We observe life through the arrangement of plants. During each class, participants receive hands-on instruction to put together unique displays they can take home.
New Gardener Boot Camp Saturday, February, 25, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. $80, $60 member This full day event is packed with answers to all those looming and mysterious gardening questions. Get started on the right foot this year with all of our best beginner’s classes, carefully designed to equip you with all the tools you’ll need to master that garden once and for all! Classes: Garden Planning 101… where do I start?; Soils 101; Beginning Vegetable Gardening; Annuals and Perennials for Color in the Garden