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August 6, 2014

Jim’s Sharpening Service 2014

Jim Stallard Sharpening Service is back at Fort Collins Nursery! Bring your shovels, trowels, spades, hoes, lawn mower blades, knives and scissors. Here is Jim’s Schedule for the remainder of the 2014 season:JimSharpening

Wednesday, August 13 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, August 20 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, August 27 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 3 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 10 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 17 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 24 • 9am – 3pm

Start:
August 6, 2014 9:00 am
End:
August 6, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
varies

August 13, 2014

Jim’s Sharpening Service 2014

JimSharpeningJim Stallard Sharpening Service is at Fort Collins Nursery for a few more dates! Bring your shovels, trowels, spades, hoes, lawn mower blades, knives and scissors. Here is Jim’s Schedule for the remainder of the 2014 season:

Wednesday, August 20 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, August 27 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 3 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 10 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 17 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 24 • 9am – 3pm

Start:
August 13, 2014 9:00 am
End:
August 13, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
varies

August 16, 2014

Classic Fairy Gardening

FairyFriends2014_WEBMake something ordinary extraordinary! With just a few houseplants, a miniature patio set, a pebble stone path and a touch of fairy dust and whimsy, you can have your very own fairy garden! A tranquil forest scene or a secluded garden set up will be sure to attract fairies, good luck and other miniature wonders. 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, grandparents/grandchildren and anyone young at heart. Class fee includes: Instruction, container, soil, gravel, 5 plants, 3 accessories, and after care instructions. (Children must be accompanied by an adult. (One child per registered adult.) 6 spots per class are available. Classes are $35 per spot. Register For This Class Online!

Start:
August 16, 2014 10:00 am
End:
August 16, 2014 11:30 am
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
35.00

August 16, 2014

Mini Cacti/Succulent Gardening

DinoGarden2014_WEBDo you need some low maintenance plants and have a sunny spot in your home? Then miniature gardening with cacti and succulents is perfect for you! These plants love bright light, don’t need a lot of water, and don’t take up a lot of space! How much easier can they get? These plants come in a variety of whimsical colors, shapes and sizes and make for an exotic addition to any home. This garden can also be turned into a prehistoric paradise with some dinosaur accessories! Please specify if you would like to make a dinosaur garden.

This is a hands-on 90 minute class, ideal for parents/children, grandparents/grandchildren and anyone young at heart. Class fee includes: Instruction, container, soil, gravel, 4 plants, 2 accessories, and after care instructions. (Children must be accompanied by an adult. (One child per registered adult.) 6 spots per class are available. Classes are $35 per spot. Register For This Class Online!

Start:
August 16, 2014 1:00 pm
End:
August 16, 2014 2:30 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
35.00

August 17, 2014

Extended Education: Apples on the Front Range – From Seedlings to Hard Cider

AppleTree_CloseUp_WEBJoin Scott Skogerboe, Head Propagator at Fort Collins Wholesale Nursery, and Jesse Eastman, Owner of Fort Collins Nursery, as they dive into the delicious and fascinating world of apples. In the first half of the class, Scott will introduce the best varieties to grow on the Front Range and will discuss how to care for your fruiting friends. For the second half of the class, Jesse will introduce you to cidermaking, from choosing the best apples to pressing and fermenting the juice for a refreshing libation. Don’t miss this class that will be filled with fun stories, great photos, tons of information, and even some homemade hard cider samples! All ages welcome to attend, but you must be 21 or older to taste the hard cider.

Register Here!

Start:
August 17, 2014 1:00 pm
End:
August 17, 2014 2:30 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
$15.00

August 20, 2014

Jim’s Sharpening Service 2014

JimSharpeningJim Stallard Sharpening Service is at Fort Collins Nursery for a couple more dates! Bring your shovels, trowels, spades, hoes, lawn mower blades, knives and scissors. Here is Jim’s Schedule for the remainder of the 2014 season:

Wednesday, August 27 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 3 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 10 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 17 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 24 • 9am – 3pm

Start:
August 20, 2014 9:00 am
End:
August 20, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
varies

August 23, 2014

The Yard Sale

RedWagonSaleCome to Fort Collins Nursery August 23rd – September 1st for the biggest sale of the year! The Yard Sale offers discounts of up to 50% off on all plants, trees and shrubs as well as a wide variety of selected gardening goodies. Shop early on August 23 & 24 for the best selection.

  • From August 23 – August 29: Enjoy a 30% Discount
  • On the weekend of August 30  - August 31: Enjoy a 40% Discount
  • The last day of the sale, Monday, September 1, Labor Day: Enjoy a 50% Discount
  • We will also have our “Discount Alley” area open. From 8/23-8/31. These items receive double the daily discount on plants that need a little extra love and scratch-n-dent items. Ex. If the daily discount is 30%, you’re “Discount Alley” item will receive a 60% discount. (ALL sales from Discount Alley are final.)

We will be hosting a fundraiser during the sale for The Growing Project. This local non-profit is dedicated to supporting community gardens, connecting people with growing their own food and contributing to the Larimer County Food Bank.

You’ve heard of using the right tool for the job? The Growing Project is in need of your new and used garden tool donations. From August 23-September 1 Fort Collins Nursery will accept cash donations and tool donations for The Growing Project.

Use the money you save during our sale and make a donation to The Growing Project at the cash register! On Labor Day, Monday, September 1st they will be running the “Discount Alley” and all proceeds from those sales will go to them. (ALL sales from Discount Alley are final.)

SilverSeedThe Silver Seed food truck will be serving up delicious food from 10-2 on Saturday, August 23 and Saturday, August 30!

It is a great time to plant, fill in gaps in the landscape and save big on plants and other gardening supplies. We’ll see you there!

We are open:

  • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday
  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, August 31 & Monday, September 1 (Labor Day)
Start:
August 23, 2014
End:
September 1, 2014
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map

August 27, 2014

Jim’s Sharpening Service 2014

JimSharpening

Jim Stallard Sharpening Service is at Fort Collins Nursery for a couple more dates! Bring your shovels, trowels, spades, hoes, lawn mower blades, knives and scissors. Here is Jim’s Schedule for the remainder of the 2014 season:

Wednesday, September 3 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 10 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 17 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 24 • 9am – 3pm

Start:
August 27, 2014 9:00 am
End:
August 27, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
varies

September 3, 2014

Jim’s Sharpening Service 2014

JimSharpeningJim Stallard Sharpening Service is at Fort Collins Nursery for a couple more dates! Bring your shovels, trowels, spades, hoes, lawn mower blades, knives and scissors. Here is Jim’s Schedule for the remainder of the 2014 season:

Wednesday, September 10 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 17 • 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, September 24 • 9am – 3pm

Start:
September 3, 2014 9:00 am
End:
September 3, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
varies

September 7, 2014

Extended Education: Great Soil – What You Need to Know to Grow Better

DiggingForkEvery great garden begins with great soil. Whether you have raised beds or flower beds, hedges or sedges, you are sure to learn something new during this panel discussion with locally grown soil experts. From the science of soil to soil mixing to how soil affects your garden, the conversation will give you the tools to grow better. Join Dr. Jean Reeder Ph.D., Matthew Edward Celesta, and Bryant Mason as they answer your soil questions and share their experience. The panel will be moderated by Jesse Eastman, Owner of Fort Collins Nursery.

 

Dr. Jean Reeder Ph.D has retired from the USDA Agricultural Research Service and is currently a consultant with the Colorado State University (CSU) Soil Testing Lab.

 

Matthew Edward Celesta is the V.P. of Production at Maxfield’s Organics, a Colorado soil company specializing in organic soils and amendments.

 

Bryant Mason is the founder of the Urban Farm Company that installs raised beds for homeowners and community gardens.
Start:
September 7, 2014 1:00 pm
End:
September 7, 2014 2:30 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
$15.00
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