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Xeriscape Events

  • High Plains Landscape Workshop - February 27, 2016
    A one-day workshop for homeowners and professionals designed to promote high quality, sustainable landscapes that reflect a sense of place in Colorado's northern Front Range.
  • Xeriscape Garden Party
    Get advice and take a guided tour of the Xeriscape Demonstration Garden with landscape professionals.
  • Xeriscape Incentive Program - Fort Collins Utilities offers rebates for your next xeriscape project.

Spring Classes at the Gardens on Spring Creek

The Gardens on Spring Creek
2145 Centre Ave.

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Sponsored by Fort Collins Utilities and Gardens on Spring Creek

March 5, 12:30-1:30 p.m., $5
Building Patios
Learn how to design and install flagstone and paver patios and walkways according to professional standards.

March 12, 10 a.m.-Noon, $8
Compost: Buying It, Making It, Using It
Adding compost to the soil is an important component of good soil management for our Colorado landscapes. However, do you buy it or make it yourself? And, how much should you add?

March 26, 10 a.m.-Noon, $8
Everything You Wanted to Know about Xeriscaping
Learn what xeriscape is all about, including how to put the right plant in the right place and how to water your landscape efficiently.

April 2, 10 a.m.-Noon, $8
The Dry Garden: Plants and Practices for Unwatered Colorado Gardens
Participants will receive a list of plants (focusing on natives), design techniques and practical information to use in dry areas.

April 9, 10 a.m.-Noon, $10
Just Drip It!
This hands-on class covers the basics of drip irrigation. Learn about the functions of the components and how they fit together to create a simple watering system.

April 9, 2-4 p.m., $8
Designing the Mixed Garden
Learn how to use basic landscape design fundamentals, as well as plant colors, textures and forms, to build stunning border gardens and island beds.

April 23, 10 a.m.-Noon, $8
Underused Perennials
Learn about some of the best perennial varieties you’re not growing now. The class will feature easy to grow, drought tolerant plants.

May 21, 10 a.m.-Noon, $8
Take Control of Your Sprinkler System
Learn how to monitor, adjust and understand all the functions of your sprinkler controller. Participants will receive a free high-efficiency nozzle for their sprinkler system.

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