Project Updates

February 2018
Great progress is being made on our themed garden rock work and pathways this month. The drystack walls for each themed garden are being built. The stage wall has cured and now the surrounding areas are being filled and tamped. Electrical power is scheduled to be trenched from the Visitor's Center to the stage area. Many large evergreen trees have been relocated from Colorado State University's Hughes Stadium to our site, making a dense tree grove in the NW corner of our site.

January 2018
Excavation continues on site with the base of the foundation of the stage taking priority. Much progress has been made on the stage footings and walls, which were formed and poured. In addition the beginning forms of the drystack rock walls are beginning to take shape for our main garden pathways. Topography of the site continues to take shape in the Foothills, Prairie, and Undaunted Garden. All building permits were received this month!

December 2017
The weather has been fantastic for progress being made at The Gardens. Topography of the site is beginning to take shape, with much of the "dirt piles" now forming garden berms. Yard stick colored poles mark the borders, pathways, and garden beds. At the end of the month, many large trees were dug and re-located from one side of the Gardens to the other to make room for the stage and other gardens planned in the expansion.

November 2017
The project kicked off with a ceremonial groundbreaking on November 7, 2017. Dozens of community members and City dignitaries, including Mayor Troxell and City Manager Darin Atteberry, were in attendance to celebrate the momentous occasion. At the close of November, four inches of top soil was scraped and piled to be used later in the project.





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