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March 01, 2015    -    March 02, 2016
March 07, 2015
  • Water-Smart Gardening

    326A representative, from Colorado Springs Utilities will discuss the basic principles of xeriscape gardening.  Learn how to best grow drought tolerant plants using water-saving methods.

    Free. Time: 10:00-11:00. RSVP to (719) 574-8058

  • Landscape Renovation Class

    galium_with_astilbe_pcovalOvergrown landscape?  Too much bluegrass?  It might be time to re-evaluate your yard.  Please join Mark Phelan and Chelsea Scoggin as they go through the process of a landscape re-do.  Includes:  design, demolition, hard-scapes such as rock and pathways, and plant selection.  

    Time: 1:00-2:00 followed by a Q&A. Free. RSVP to (719)574-8058

March 14, 2015
  • Intro to Veggie Gardening

    veggieclassWould you like to grow a vegetable garden but aren't sure where to start?  Join Ginger MacLean as she walks you through the steps to growing your own food this Spring.  Discover best practices for growing cool season and warm season veggies in our climate as well as how to best start each plant (seeding indoors, direct sowing, using a plant start).  It's not hard when you know the tips and it's great fun to be able to make a salad or salsa from your own backyard veggies.

    Free. RSVP (719) 574-8058. Time: 10:00-11:00

  • Botanical Interests Seed Class

    seedsclose_pcojenWe are very excited to host David Burnside, of Botanical Interests seed company based out of Broomfield, CO.  He will offer highlights and insight into the many exciting plants that can be grown from seed.  You won’t want to miss this!

    Free. Time: 11:30-12:30pm. RSVP to (719) 574-8058

March 21, 2015
  • Backyard Beekeeping

    bee_pcojenHave you been wondering "what's the buzz" about backyard beekeeping?  Michael Newberry, a longtime beekeeper will introduce you to the bee basics, answering your questions of who, what, why, when, and where.  Join us for a really sweet time.

    Time: 10:00-11:00am. Free. RSVP to (719) 574-8058

March 28, 2015
  • Kids Class: Egg Heads!

    pglogogreen.jpgHey kids!  Come decorate an egg shell and plant it up with wheat grass.  You might just discover some pretty creative "hair" styles growing out of those shells.  This creative class will be led by Andrew Cronk.

    $5 per child. RSVP Required. Limit 15 per class. Time: 10:00-11:00am

  • Backyard Birding

    echinacea_pcojenChristine Bucher (President) and Frank Dodge (Vice President) of the Aiken Audubon Society, will present a review of local birds, how to create a bird-friendly backyard habitat to attract more birds, and tips for bird identification.

    Free. Time: 1:00-2:00. RSVP to (719) 574-8058

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