Calendar of Events

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August 29, 2015

The Yard Sale

RedWagonSaleCome to Fort Collins Nursery August 29th – September 7th 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 29 & 30 for the best selection.

  • 25% Off August 29- September 1
  • 35% Off September 2- September 4
  • 45% Off September 5- September 6
  • 50% Off September 7
  • We will also have our “Discount Alley” area open. From 8/29-9/6. 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 25%, you’re “Discount Alley” item will receive a 50% discount. On Labor Day, Monday, September 7th The Growing Project will be running our“Discount Alley” and all proceeds from those sales will go to them. (ALL sales from Discount Alley are final.)

Throughout the sale, we will host a fundraiser for local non-profit The Growing Project, an organization dedicated to supporting community gardens, connecting people with growing their own food and contributing to the Larimer County Food Bank. The Growing Project is in need of your new and used garden tools and we will collect tool donations in a drop box located near the pot return bin in our parking lot. Or you could use the money you save during our sale and make a donation to The Growing Project at the cash registers!

Finally, let’s not forget the food!  On 8/29-8/30 and 9/5-9/7, you can snack on delicious popcorn from A-Maize’n Kettle Corn while you peruse the nursery for those must have items.   Boy Scout Troop #87 will be on hand on Labor Day to grill lunch for all you hungry shoppers and will kindly assist our staff and customers with carry outs.  They will also host a bake sale.

During the sale, we are open regular business hours with the exception of Labor Day when we are open from 9am-5pm.

 

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Start:
August 29, 2015 9:00 am
End:
September 7, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map

September 3, 2015

Rock Garden Concert- Liz Barnez

LizBarnezConcert_NLDon’t fret if you missed the debut concert at Fort Collins Nursery earlier this summer.  An unbelievable encore is officially slated for Thursday, September 3rd!

Buy Tickets Here

Fort Collins Nursery and KRFC have teamed up again to present act two of our new summer concert series featuring local music legend Liz Barnez!  Join us and our great local community partners as we wrap up the summer in style with an unforgettable night of music, dancing, food and drinks in our beautiful outdoor venue, appropriately dubbed “The Rock Garden.”

Proceeds from beer sales will benefit Junior League of Fort Collins.

Our community Partners include:

KRFC

Junior League of Fort Collins

Odell Brewing Company

Coloradoan

Magic Cart Ride

 

Start:
September 3, 2015 6:30 pm
End:
September 3, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map

September 5, 2015

Food Truck Day

1425870221A-maize’n Kettle Corn is one of the most sought after treats in Fort Collins and the surrounding area!   This simple but delicious recipe is always going to be a classic.  All their hand crafted kettle corn is made from non-GMO produced corn kernels, popped in small batches with a glaze of sugar for that special sweetness, and a pinch of specialty salt to really make those flavors pop.   It’s simple and perfect!

Start:
September 5, 2015
End:
September 5, 2015
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map

September 6, 2015

Food Truck Day

1425870221A-maize’n Kettle Corn is one of the most sought after treats in Fort Collins and the surrounding area!   This simple but delicious recipe is always going to be a classic.  All their hand crafted kettle corn is made from non-GMO produced corn kernels, popped in small batches with a glaze of sugar for that special sweetness, and a pinch of specialty salt to really make those flavors pop.   It’s simple and perfect!

Start:
September 6, 2015
End:
September 6, 2015
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map

September 7, 2015

Food Truck Day

1425870221A-maize’n Kettle Corn is one of the most sought after treats in Fort Collins and the surrounding area!   This simple but delicious recipe is always going to be a classic.  All their hand crafted kettle corn is made from non-GMO produced corn kernels, popped in small batches with a glaze of sugar for that special sweetness, and a pinch of specialty salt to really make those flavors pop.   It’s simple and perfect!

Start:
September 7, 2015
End:
September 7, 2015
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map

September 9, 2015

Jim’s Sharpening Service

JimSharpeningJim Stallard Sharpening Service is back at Fort Collins Nursery for the Spring & Summer season! Bring your shovels, trowels, spades, hoes, lawn mower blades, knives and scissors.  Jim will provide you with great service and probably a laugh or two.

Every Wednesday from May 6th- September 30th  •  9am – 3pm

Start:
September 9, 2015 9:00 am
End:
September 9, 2015 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 12, 2015

Orchids Workshop

Orchid_2_NLCertified American Orchid Society judge, Mark van der Woerd will teach you everything you need to know about orchids in this introductory course.  This class has inspired an Orchid Day event here at Fort Collins Nursery and serves as a great educational complement for those wanting to learn more about the wonderful world of orchids.   Mark will be joined by special guest Clinton Lewis from Orchid Dynasty in Salt Lake City who will contribute to today’s lecture.

Instructors:

Mark_vanderWoerdMark shares his passion for orchids by educating the general public about growing orchids, attending regional orchid shows, and teaching local growers and the general public about what makes a great orchid.  Mark has been a member of a number of orchid societies in the country and is a past president of the local Hi-Country Orchid Club in Fort Collins, an active member of the Denver Orchid Society and the American Orchid Society. He has been growing orchids for more than 25 years and has visited many shows and events.

 

ClintonLewisClinton Lewis has been growing orchids for over 15 years with a special interest in orchid species culture. His plants have garnered numerous flower quality and cultural awards as well as multiple trophies for most outstanding orchid exhibit from the American Orchid Society. He is a member of the Utah Orchid Society and the AOS and joined the AOS Judging Program as a Student Judge in 2007.  Clinton is director of all Orchid Culture and Orchid Design and writes an orchid blog (see www.orchiddynasty.tumblr.com). You are always welcome to contact Clint at: clint@orchiddynasty.com if you have questions.

Click Here to Register

Start:
September 12, 2015 10:00 am
End:
September 12, 2015 12:00 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map

September 12, 2015

Orchid Show

Orchid_1_NLAre you an orchid enthusiast?  Be sure to mark your calendar to join us for a day of fun, learning and the beauty of orchids on September 12, 2015.

Special guest Clinton Lewis from Orchid Dynasty in Salt Lake City will be here selling rare and unusual varieties that will impress the novice and passionate orchid hobbyists alike.  Hi-Country Orchid Club of Fort Collins and Noco Orchidsociety of Greeley will also be on hand to give demonstrations, answer questions and display many of their favorite varieties.  We are offering specials that you will not want to miss!

Orchid_3_NLTo compliment this event we are holding a special workshop presented by Certified American Orchid Society judge, Mark van der Woerd who will teach you everything you need to know about orchids in this introductory course.

Click Here for Workshop Information and Registration

Start:
September 12, 2015 10:00 am
End:
September 12, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map

September 16, 2015

Jim’s Sharpening Service

JimSharpeningJim Stallard Sharpening Service is back at Fort Collins Nursery for the Spring & Summer season! Bring your shovels, trowels, spades, hoes, lawn mower blades, knives and scissors.  Jim will provide you with great service and probably a laugh or two.

Every Wednesday from May 6th- September 30th  •  9am – 3pm

Start:
September 16, 2015 9:00 am
End:
September 16, 2015 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 20, 2015

Classic Fairy Gardening

Red_Fairy_Bike_WEBClick here to register

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.)

Start:
September 20, 2015 1:30 pm
End:
September 20, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue:
Fort Collins Nursery
Phone:
970-482-1984
Address:
2121 E. Mulberry St
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Google Map
Cost:
$35
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