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Echxpo - March 2, 3 & 4

Mark your calendars. You won't want to miss our spring 2018 kickoff.

Friday, March 2
Special Pre-Echxpo Presentation
The Foodscape Revolution
1:30–3 pm
Presented by: Brie Arthur
Tickets: $15 Tickets are limited. Pre-registration advised.

Echxpo Seminars and Demonstrations

Friday, March 2
Easy Container Designs for Season Long Beauty
3:30–4 pm
Presented by: Debi Borden-Miller
Welby Gardens

Orchids: Exotic & Easy
4:30–5 pm
Presented by: Shirlee McDaniels
The Denver Orchid Society


Saturday, March 3
The Magic of Container Gardening: The Prettiest Pots
& Baskets

9–10 am
Presented by: Susan Stauber
Ball Horticulture

Good for your Garden and Good for You: Organic Soils & Fertilizers
10:30–11 am
Presented by: Brandon McCarty
Fox Farm

Great Landscapes start with Great Trees & Shrubs
11 am–12 noon
Presented by: Dan McEnaney
Bailey Nurseries

Backyard Bird Habitat: Creating a Year-Round Bird Sanctuary
11:30 am–12 noon
Presented by: The Audubon Society of Greater Denver

4 Steps to a Perfect Lawn
12:30–1 pm
Presented by: Andy Dannenberg

Growing Plants from Seed
1–2 pm
Presented by: David Burnside
Botanical Interest Seeds

Easy Color with Summer Bulbs
1:30–2 pm
Presented by: Todd McNulty
Van Bloem Gardens

This Herb’s For You: Making the Most of your Herbs
2:30–3 pm
Presented by: Marilyn Raff
The Herb Society of America

The Organic Alternative For your Lawn: Alpha One Fertilizers
3:30–4 pm
Presented by: Gary Bragdon
Alpha One Fertilizers

Sweet & Sassy Succulent containers
4–5 pm
Presented by: Scott Preusser
Denver Botanic Gardens

Starting a Bonsai:
Easy Steps for Success

4:30–5 pm
Presented by: Darell Havener
The Rocky Mountain Bonsai Society

Integrated Pest Management for Home Gardens
5:30–6 pm
Presented by: Justin Duddy
Tip Top BioControl

Sunday, March 4
Landscaping your Colorado Garden
11 am–12 noon
Presented by: Dan Lee
Black Forest Landscape Designs

Rock Gardens in Containers
12:30–1 pm
Presented by: Lee Curtis
North American Rock Garden Society

Bee a Pollinator Pal: Invite Bees & Butterflies to your Garden
1–2 pm
Presented by: Amy Yarger
The Butterfly Pavilion

Starting a New Lawn from Seed
2–2:30 pm
Presented by: Norm Tuohy
Arkansas Valley Seed

Early Spring Pond Maintenance
3–3:30 pm
Presented by: Rocky Mountain Waterscape

Rose Pruning
4–4:30 pm
Presented by: Dave Ingram
The Denver Rose Society.


More March Classes

Planning the
Vegetable Garden 101

Sat, March 10, 10–11:30 am
Get off to the right start and avoid potential problems.
Presented by: Chris Doolittle

Pruning Trees & Shrubs
Sat, March 10, 2–3 pm
Learn the basics of what, when and how to prune to avoid problems later.
Presented by: Daniel Corse &
Karly Scheuerman

Weeds: the Uninvited Guests at Your Garden Party
Sun, March 11, 2–3 pm
Learn about these unwelcome visitors and how to control them.
Presented by: Harriett McMillan

Fairy Garden Workshop
Sat, March 17, 10–11:30 am
Make and take a magical retreat for the fairies in your life.
Presented by: Chris Doolittle
$50 Materials Fee | Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.

Terrarium Workshop
Sat, March 17, 2–3:30 pm
Make and take a garden in glass, and add a lush element to your dιcor.
Presented by: Chris Doolittle
$75 Materials Fee | Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.

Growing Indoor Plants 101
Sun, March 18, 1–2 pm
Learn the basics of light levels, watering, fertilizing, maintenance,
and repotting.
Presented by: Whitney McMillan

Selecting Perennials for Lower Maintenance
Sat, March 24, 10–11:30 am
Learn the key questions a savvy shopper needs to consider when selecting perennials for a lower maintenance landscape.
Presented by: Harriett McMillan

Composting & Soil Improvement
Sat, March 24, 2–3 pm
Recycle your yard waste and learn to create the black gold that nourishes your garden.
Presented by: Jeff Echter

Ornamental Grasses: Catch the Wave
Sat, March 31, 10–11 am
Learn everything you need to know about these beautiful plants, and keep them looking their best!
Presented by: Daniel Corse

Let's get X-rated!
Sat, March 31, 2–3:30 pm
Get an overview of drought tolerant perennials that will add some eXcitement in your garden, and save water.
Presented by: Harriett McMillan


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