Adult Programs

Education for the ever-inquisitive gardener, artist, and crafter

The Spring and Summer seasons are filled at The Gardens with opportunities to learn and explore different aspects of horticulture. From diverse classes to many volunteer opportunities, there is certainly something for everyone to enjoy at The Gardens.

Take time out to engage, learn something new, and enjoy:

Classes are filling up fast! To REGISTER: Call us at 970-416-2486 or follow the link for more information. Adult classes are geared for those 18 years and up.

Special Event!

Tough Plants for Tough Places Tour with Lauren Springer Ogden

Spend a couple of hours at the popular 300-foot-long hell strip along the south side of the Gardens on Spring Creek with its designer and caretaker, Lauren Springer Ogden. Walk with Lauren and learn about tough yet beautiful plants that are long-lived, long-blooming, low-water and low-maintenance. You will also learn how to combine them to make the most difficult spots in your landscape immensely rewarding.

Limited spots available for the tour. Sunday's tour is a repeat of Saturday's tour.

Please park in GOSC lot, and proceed to the corner of Centre Avenue and Perennial Drive on the southeast corner of the Gardens, the class will be held along the planting at the corner that heads west along Perennial Drive.

Reserve Your Spot:

Saturday, June 11, 10 AM - Noon

Sunday, June 12, 10 AM - Noon

Cost: $20 per person
(Special thanks to Fort Collins Utilities for subsidizing this tour to promote water conservation practices)

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Contact Us:

2145 Centre Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80526

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Our Hours:

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)


Friday, May 27
No events today.