Spring Classes for Adults

March through May

Note: All the following classes are recommended for adults age 18 and up. Pre-registration is highly recommended.

The Secret Lives of Bees Revealed - Cancelled
Sat. May 16, 10 AM – Noon, $18
Take a trip inside a beehive to learn about how bees live together in a hive. Beekeeper Tom Cavanagh will share with you the yearly cycle of bees, beginning with the placement of a swarm of bees in a hive in the spring to removal of honeycomb the following spring. As part of this class you will be invited to see inside an actual beehive maintained by Tom at the Gardens on Spring Creek.
Instructor: Tom Cavanagh
Note: $3 discount for members of The Gardens on Spring Creek.

Sprinkler Efficiency – How To Get the Most Out Of Your Sprinkler System
Sat. May 23, 10 a.m. - Noon, $8

Learn what can be done for your individual irrigation system to improve its efficiency. This hands-on class will let you work with sprinkler components and teach you cycle-soak programming for your controller. Lower your water bills while maintaining a beautiful landscape through efficiency, rebates and a free water audit (if you live in the available area).
Instructor: Eric Olson, Water Conservation Coordinator, Fort Collins Utilities
Note: Price reduced by Fort Collins Utilities to promote water conservation

Overcoming Common Problems In Your Veggie Garden
Sat. May 30, 10 AM – Noon, $18

An in-depth look at the major issues affecting vegetable gardens here and how to overcome them. Topics covered will include organic control of common garden pests and diseases, tomato growing tips, soil problems, extending the growing season, irrigation and mulching. Bring your garden questions for professional answers.
Instructor: Bryant Mason, Owner, The Urban Farm Company
Note: $3 discount for members of The Gardens on Spring Creek.

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2145 Centre Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80526
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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.
(closed Sunday)

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