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Escape to the Tropics Houseplant Sale
February 1 @ 9:00 am - February 9 @ 5:00 pm
Are you feeling the Winter blues? Add a little green to your world with the Fort Collins Nursery Escape to the Tropics Sale, Feb. 1 – Feb. 9, 2020. Come shake that winter chill with a visit to our lush and temperate greenhouse. Get lost in our aisles while on safari for a perfect tropical […]
Gardening Tips for Colorado Newcomers
February 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: Date: February 1 Time: 10-noon Cost: $18 (+ $2.50 service charge per ticket) Course Description: Even if you’ve lived here for many years, gardening in Colorado poses unique challenges each season. Learn the basics and pick up some helpful tips for growing vegetables, having a healthy lawn, and managing and selecting the best trees and shrubs […]
Habitat Hero: Wildscaping 101 – Planting a Better World for Birds & People
February 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: Date: February 8 Time: 10-noon Cost: $18 (+ $2.50 service charge per ticket) Course Description: Come watch experts demonstrate the importance of restoring our communities, one garden patch at a time. From a birds-eye view, learn how to create wildlife-friendly gardens that help combat the loss of open spaces and create green corridors that link your wildscape […]
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From the Archives: A season for dreaming
By Kathy Reid When you live on a corner lot, you get to shovel lots of snow. The other day, as I scooped my way around the corner and down the north walk, I realized that even in the dead of winter I am tending my garden. As I work, I am carefully directing the […]
What to do with old Christmas trees
According to the National Christmas Tree Association, between 25 million and 30 million real Christmas trees are sold in the U.S. each year. If the average height of a Christmas tree is 7 feet, that means that in the next month, 37,000 miles of Christmas trees will be disposed of in one way or another. The […]
Winter care for woody shrubs, trees
Don’t forget to water your woody trees and shrubs! Pick a day through the winter that is over 40 degrees and water thoroughly through the winter. Late winter is also a good time to prune deciduous trees and shrubs. Thinning cuts help encourage growth and increase the amount of light reaching inside branches. Winter is also a […]