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Classes & Events

Call 303-424-7979 to make your reservation for workshops that require a registration fee.
Classes that require a registration fee are noted in the class details.


Landscaping your
Colorado Garden

Saturday, Sept. 2, 10–11 am
Discover trees, shrubs, and perennials that grow well in our region. Learn plant combinations and basic design principles to create curb appeal, and enhance your outdoor living spaces.
Presented by: Dan Lee
Black Forest Landscape Designs

Planting for Success
Saturday, Sept. 2, 2–3 pm
Tips and techniques for planting trees, shrubs, and perennials. Learn how to improve soil, water properly, mulch appropriately, and place plants in your landscape to get your new plants on the right track.
Presented by: Brian Anglin
Echter’s Landscape Specialist

Gardening in the Fall
Saturday, Sept. 9, 10–11 am
This is the perfect time to set the stage for next year’s garden. Plan perennials and bulbs for season-
long beauty, and review basic maintenance for keeping your garden healthy and beautiful.
Presented by: Karly Scheuerman and Jeffrey Burke
Echter’s Outdoor Plant Specialists

Planting Fall Bulbs
Saturday, Sept. 9, 2–3 pm
Plant bulbs now for color next spring. Discover new varieties of tulips, daffodils, and other unique types of bulbs. Learn how to prepare your soil, and maintain bulbs for years of beauty.
Presented by: Harriett McMillan
Echter’s Horticulture Specialist

Harvesting and
Preserving Herbs
Saturday, Sept. 16, 10–11 am
Learn how to harvest and preserve the fresh herbs you grew this spring and summer to add year-round flavor to your favorite recipes.
Presented by: Chris Doolittle
Echter’s Annuals & Foliage Manager

The Late Season Garden
Saturday, Sept. 16, 2–3 pm
Review perennials that round out the weeks of late summer and early fall. Plan for a succession of flowers throughout the season, especially during Sept. and October.
Presented by: Harriett McMillan
Echter’s Horticulture Specialist

Gardens under Glass

Saturday, Sept. 23, 10–11 am
Create a terrarium garden in class to take home and add a lush element to your décor.
Presented by: Whitney McMillan
Echter’s Indoor Plant Specialist
Materials fee: $75. Registration required.
Space is limited.

Succulent Planter Workshop
Saturday, Sept. 23, 2–3 pm
Create a unique succulent planter in class to take home and enjoy in
a sunny window.
Presented by: Whitney McMillan
Echter’s Indoor Plant Specialist
Materials fee: $75. Registration required. Space is limited.

Orchids: Exotic but Easy
Saturday, Sept. 30, 10–11 am
Orchids are beautiful, fascinating, and surprisingly easy to grow. Learn some of the best varieties for your home, and tips and techniques to successfully grow and re-bloom orchids.
Presented by: Shirlee McDaniels
The Denver Orchid Society

The Art of Bonsai
Saturday, Sept. 30, 2–3 pm
Discover the fascinating world of bonsai with our guest expert who will cover basic techniques for planting, trimming and shaping, and review suitable plants for bonsai.
Presented by: Richard Bender
Author, Bountiful Bonsai
Richard will have books available for sale and signing following the class.


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