Calendar of Events

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August 20, 2017

Classic Miniature Gardening

Make something ordinary extraordinary! With just a few houseplants, a miniature patio set, a pebble stone path and a little imagination, you can have your very own miniature fantasy world! Choose from common miniature plants including foliage and succulent varieties combined with a selection of mini garden accessories and materials to create your ideal tiny wonderland. These indoor gardens are perfect for anyone, young and old, looking for a touch of magic to add to their home.

This is a hands-on 90 minute class, ideal for parents/children or grandparents/grandchildren. Children must be accompanied by an adult. (One child per registered adult.)

1:30-3:00 pm 

Click here to register

Start:
August 20, 2017
End:
August 20, 2017
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
$40

August 26, 2017

The Yard Sale 2017

Come to Fort Collins Nursery August 26th – September 4th for our biggest sale of the year! The Yard Sale offers huge discounts on all plants, trees and shrubs as well as a wide variety of selected gardening goodies. Shop early on August 26 & 27 for the best selection.

Complete sale schedule:

  • Aug. 26-29: 25% off
  • Aug. 30- Sep. 1: 35% off
  • Sep. 2-3: 45% off
  • Sep. 4: 50% off

Don’t miss Discount Alley, where all of the year’s scratch ‘n dent plants and merchandise are on sale for DOUBLE the daily discount!  On Labor Day (September 4th), The Growing Project will take over sales in “Discount Alley” to raise money for their community programs including Food Production, Food Distribution, Youth Programming and Education.

During the sale, we are open regular business hours with the exceptions of Sunday, September 4th and Monday, September 4th (Labor Day) when we are open from 9am-5pm.

Food Trucks

  • September 2- Mile High Lobster Shack
  • September 4-  Boy Scout Troop #87 hamburger & hotdog grill 

Rules & Regulations

 

Check back for more details including a list of Select Merchandise that will be included in the sale.

Start:
August 26, 2017
End:
September 4, 2017
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins, , 80524

September 17, 2017

Classic Miniature Gardening

Make something ordinary extraordinary! With just a few houseplants, a miniature patio set, a pebble stone path and a little imagination, you can have your very own miniature fantasy world! Choose from common miniature plants including foliage and succulent varieties combined with a selection of mini garden accessories and materials to create your ideal tiny wonderland. These indoor gardens are perfect for anyone, young and old, looking for a touch of magic to add to their home.

This is a hands-on 90 minute class, ideal for parents/children or grandparents/grandchildren. Children must be accompanied by an adult. (One child per registered adult.)

11:00-12:30pm & 1:30-3:00pm classes available

Click here to register

Start:
September 17, 2017
End:
September 17, 2017
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
$40

October 14, 2017

2017 Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off & Fall Jamboree

IMG_1905Fort Collins Nursery’s 9th Annual Giant Pumpkin Contest will be moving to Saturday, October 14th. For the 3rd year, we are an officially sanctioned contest site for the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth which brings a whole new level of competition and some truly staggering entries! Growers will compete for cash prizes and awards in multiple prize categories. 

Click here to see photos and winners from last year’s contest.

Competition Categories & Prizes

  • Heaviest Pumpkin 
    • Heaviest Pumpkin 1st  Place
    • Heaviest Pumpkin 2nd Place
    • Heaviest Pumpkin 3rd Place
    • Heaviest Pumpkin 4th Place
    • Heaviest Pumpkin 5th Place
  • Heaviest Squash 1st Place
  • Howard Dill (Prettiest Pumpkin) 1st Place
  • Longest Long Gourd 1st Place
  • Kids Division (13 and under) 1st, 2nd, 3rd place

Rules and Regulations

Registration/ Check-in

Contestants may register and check in between 10-11am. Weighing will begin at 11:30.  Contestants are encouraged to check in early so we can begin weighing in a timely fashion. Registration forms are available at Fort Collins Nursery the day of the event or on page 1 of the GPC weigh-off handbook available here.

Jamboree Features

  • Unicorn Pony Cart Rides from 12-3pm
  • Pumpkin Bowling
  • Face Painting

Check back for more details!

Start:
October 14, 2017 10:00 am
End:
October 14, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map

October 15, 2017

Spooky Miniature Gardening

Add some fright to your miniature garden! We have a great selection of Halloween-themed accessories to make a delightfully frightful miniature garden, just in time for Halloween! With just a few houseplants, a gravestone, a ghost, and a little imagination, you can have your very own haunted miniature world! Choose from common miniature plants including foliage and succulent varieties combined with a selection of mini garden accessories and materials to create your ideal tiny wonderland. These indoor gardens are perfect for anyone, young and old, looking for a touch of magic to add to their home.

Don’t want to make a Halloween themed garden? All our regular fairy garden accessories will be available as well – the only limit is your imagination!

This is a hands-on 90 minute class, ideal for parents/children or grandparents/grandchildren. Children must be accompanied by an adult. (One child per registered adult.)

 

Click here to register

Start:
October 15, 2017 11:00 am
End:
October 15, 2017 12:30 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
$40

October 15, 2017

Classic Miniature Gardening

Make something ordinary extraordinary! With just a few houseplants, a miniature patio set, a pebble stone path and a little imagination, you can have your very own miniature fantasy world! Choose from common miniature plants including foliage and succulent varieties combined with a selection of mini garden accessories and materials to create your ideal tiny wonderland. These indoor gardens are perfect for anyone, young and old, looking for a touch of magic to add to their home.

This is a hands-on 90 minute class, ideal for parents/children or grandparents/grandchildren. Children must be accompanied by an adult. (One child per registered adult.)

 

Click here to register

Start:
October 15, 2017 1:30 pm
End:
October 15, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
$40

November 18, 2017

Holiday Open House 2017

Join Fort Collins Nursery for our annual Holiday Open House, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. Enjoy holiday music and treats as you shop for the perfect live or fresh-cut tree, unique decorations, ornaments and more. Santa will be available for tykes with toy lists throughout the event (bring your camera for photos).

Check back for more details!

Start:
November 18, 2017 10:00 am
End:
November 18, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map

November 19, 2017

Classic Miniature Gardening

Make something ordinary extraordinary! With just a few houseplants, a miniature patio set, a pebble stone path and a little imagination, you can have your very own miniature fantasy world! Choose from common miniature plants including foliage and succulent varieties combined with a selection of mini garden accessories and materials to create your ideal tiny wonderland. These indoor gardens are perfect for anyone, young and old, looking for a touch of magic to add to their home.

This is a hands-on 90 minute class, ideal for parents/children or grandparents/grandchildren. Children must be accompanied by an adult. (One child per registered adult.)

11:00-12:30pm & 1:30-3:00pm classes available

Registration available July 18.

 

Start:
November 19, 2017
End:
November 19, 2017
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
$40

December 10, 2017

Holiday Miniature Gardening

Choose from a variety of holiday themed accessories to bring some cheer to your mini garden this winter. With just a few houseplants, a gingerbread house, and a little imagination, you can have your very own miniature winter wonderland! Choose from common miniature plants including foliage and succulent varieties combined with a selection of mini garden accessories and materials to create your ideal holiday scene. These indoor gardens are perfect for anyone, young and old, looking for a touch of magic to add to their home!

Don’t want to make a holiday themed garden? All our regular fairy garden accessories will be available as well – the only limit is your imagination!

This is a hands-on 90 minute class, ideal for parents/children or grandparents/grandchildren. Children must be accompanied by an adult. (One child per registered adult.)

Registration available August 22.

Start:
December 10, 2017 11:00 am
End:
December 10, 2017 12:30 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
$40

December 10, 2017

Classic Miniature Gardening

Make something ordinary extraordinary! With just a few houseplants, a miniature patio set, a pebble stone path and a little imagination, you can have your very own miniature fantasy world! Choose from common miniature plants including foliage and succulent varieties combined with a selection of mini garden accessories and materials to create your ideal tiny wonderland. These indoor gardens are perfect for anyone, young and old, looking for a touch of magic to add to their home.

This is a hands-on 90 minute class, ideal for parents/children or grandparents/grandchildren. Children must be accompanied by an adult. (One child per registered adult.)

Registration available August 22.

Start:
December 10, 2017 1:30 pm
End:
December 10, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
$40
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