Education for the ever-inquisitive gardener, artist, and crafter
To register: Call us at 970-416-2486 or follow the link for each class. Adult classes are geared for those 18 years and up.
The Botany of Beer
Saturday, April 20, 1-3 p.m., $18
Ever wonder about the various plants that are utilized in the beer brewing process? Learn more about what malted barley, hops and other historical ingredients contribute to one of our favorite beverages! From pre-historic man, through prohibition to today’s craft brewing culture, agricultural products continue to evolve with our thirst for knowledge and refreshment.
Instructor: Scott Dorsch, Brewer and Agronomist, Odell Brewing Company
Note: $3 discount for members of The Gardens on Spring Creek
Just Drip It!
Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.-noon, $8
This hands-on class covers the basics of drip irrigation. Learn the components’ functions and how they fit together to create a simple watering system for your patio, vegetable garden or flower beds. This class will teach you how to design and install or troubleshoot your own system.
Instructor: Dillon Hancock, Horticulturist, Gardens on Spring Creek
Note: Price reduced by Fort Collins Utilities to promote water conservation.
$3 discount for members of Gardens on Spring Creek
Wet and Wonderful Water Gardening
Saturday, April 27, 2-4 p.m., $18
Are you excited to build a water feature or ready to give up on the one you’ve got? Get an introduction to water feature styles, equipment and how to design for easier ongoing maintenance. We will also cover how to care for what you’ve built by sharing our experience in water feature maintenance. You will learn what works, what doesn’t, and how to keep it from becoming a chore you hate.
Instructor: Lorin Bridger, Owner, Waterwise Land and Waterscapes, Inc.
Note: $3 discount for members of Gardens on Spring Creek
Maximize your Sprinkler Efficiency
Saturday, May 18, 2-4 p.m., $8
Get better control of your landscape water use! Learn how to maintain, adjust, repair and understand your sprinkler system. This class will help you lower your water bills while maintaining a beautiful landscape.
Instructor: Eric Olson, Water Conservation Coordinator, Fort Collins Utilities
Note: Price reduced by Fort Collins Utilities to promote water conservation. $3 discount for members of Gardens on Spring Creek
2145 Centre Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80526
May 1–Sept. 30
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri.
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat.
noon–5 p.m. Sun.
Oct. 1–Apr. 30
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon. - Fri.
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat.