Japanese Beetles are garden eating machines, damaging lawns, shrubs and flowers. If they have arrived in your garden you will want to learn some garden defense. This free class will give you the latest information about biological controls, prevention and other options for battling the beetle.
Want a spring garden full of color? Come and join us for this fun and interactive spring bulb class!
Learn about all the different bulbs you plant in the fall. Tulips, Daffodils, Hyacinths and more… We will answer all your questions and introduce you to many more unique varieties that you can only find at your local, independent garden center. You will leave with a wealth of knowledge.
FREE Class, and a huge selection of bulbs at great prices!
Fall in a pot! Bring fall color to your porch or patio with a seasonal patio pot. Learn how to combine the plant choices available during fall and put together a patio pot that welcomes the season. We will use cold hardy choices like pansies and kale, bulbs and selected perennials, with accents of branches, berries, plumes or pods. Work with our experts as we share ideas and demonstrate some color and texture combinations. Class fee includes all materials to create a 12″ patio pot. Take home a new planter and inspiration for fall decorating in the garden.
Workshop Fee $50
Kokedama. You see them in the trendiest places lately – stylish hanging plants growing in moss-covered balls. They are quirky and intriguing. How are they made? How do you take care of them? In this workshop you will learn the answers and make a kokedama to take home. $35.00 fee includes plants, soil, moss, string and tons of information.
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Fill a basket with the colors and flowers of fall. Learn how to put together a beautiful combination of foliage and flowers, and embellish your basket with fall accent materials. Our experts will share ideas and demonstrate some color and texture combinations. Take home a terrific basket and new inspiration for seasonal decorating at your home. Class fee includes all materials to create a colorful basket to welcome the arrival of fall days.
Register soon! If there are less than 5 registrations, the workshop will be cancelled.
Workshop Fee: $45
Orchids are surprisingly easy to grow, even in the dry climate of Colorado. Fill your home with these graceful and elegant flowers. Learn about the different types of orchids and how to grow them. We’ll cover plant selection, potting and mounting, watering, fertilizing, and care so you will grow plants that bloom and rebloom.
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Get a jump start on your vegetables this year. Learn when and how to start vegetable seeds indoors for transplanting into the garden later this spring. We will cover basic seed starting information including sowing dates, types of seeds and supplies, seed treatments, germination processes, seedling diseases, and preparing the seedlings to go outdoors. Techniques for sowing seed directly in the garden are also covered. Registration $25.00. At the end of the class you will receive a $10.00 gift card to use on seed selections and supplies.
Have you always wanted to keep honey bees, but aren’t sure how to get started? Then this is the class for you! Steve Lechner of Busy Bee Farm in Larkspur, CO, will cover everything you need to know from day one through the first full year of your bee keeping adventure. Seminar will cover housing, handling, harvesting, equipment, common problems, benefits, and all the other questions you might have about your hive. Sign up now, class space is limited. Click here to register. Last time we sold out of space for this class, so sign up early!
What you will need to do:
- Sign up for the class at City Floral Greenhouse and pay the registration fee of $50/Individual, $65/Couple. (You can also do a phone registration with a credit card by calling the store at 303-399-1177.
- Keep your receipt, this will be your pass into the class.
- Bring a copy of Beekeeping for Dummies with you. This is recommended, but not required.
- Bring a notepad and pencil to keep notes.
- Come hungry; lunch is provided!
We require a minimum of 5 people to sign up for the seminar by 4 pm on Thursday, March 30. If this quota is not met, the class will be postponed and we will email you. Cancellations must be made no later than 4 pm, Thursday, March 30. You can sign up for the class until it starts on Saturday, April 1, but spaces are limited to 15 people. Please retain your receipt for record of payment and for refund if needed.