GardenNews.biz - Mar 10,2017 - DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS - MORE LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS
Lecture: Reimaging a Classic Rock Alpine Style
Thursday, May 25, 6:30-8 p.m.
$20, $15 member
Rock gardening uses a range of unusual plants in combination with beautiful stones to create miniaturized landscapes. This approach to gardening is water-wise, perfect for containers, small gardens and for gardeners interested in exploring a whole new group of beautiful plants. In this talk Joseph Tychonievich, a horticulturist from Michigan, shares beautiful images of rock gardens to get you inspired, the basic principles of creating rock gardens and an introduction to some of the most beautiful and easy to grow rock garden plants to get you started.
Trough Garden Planting Workshop
Friday, May 26, 9-11 a.m.
$56, $52 member
Trough gardens are a perfect way to dip your toes into the fascinating and water-wise world of rock gardening. In this workshop, Joseph Tychonievich goes over the basic techniques of creating a beautiful and healthy trough garden and the participants make a trough garden to take home.
Be a Bee Advocate
Tuesday, May 30, 6-9 p.m.
$49, $44 member
This class is great for people interested in learning about bees, both wild and domesticated. Instructor, Tracy Bellehumeur teaches about how honeybees and wild bees live, the variety of wild bees in Colorado, and different honeybee hive designs. Participants will build a wild bee house for their home and a handout with suggested reading, and supportive resources is provided. Each participant is asked to bring a drill for construction of their bee home. Each participant is asked to bring a drill for construction of their bee home.