Adult Classes

February

Turf Selection, Installation and Maintenance Demystified
In this introductory class we will cover the ins and outs of installing and maintaining healthy and sustainable turf grass. You will leave with a better understanding of how to best select the turf grass to meet your needs, the installation process by seed or sod (including the City of Fort Collins recommended process) and successful maintenance strategies. Ample time will be provided for Q&A.
Instructor: Jason Brown, Summit Lawn and Landscape
Saturday, February 17; 10 a.m.-Noon;$18

Tasting Teas of the World
Explore the wonders of tea with George Grossman, Chief Leafster, Happy Lucky’s Teahouse. Together, we will sample five types of tea (white, green, oolong, black, and pu-er), and learn about the varied production techniques and growing regions that make each type unique. We will also discuss brewing methods and answer questions.
Instructor: George Grossman, Chief Leafster, Happy Lucky’s Teahouse
Saturday, February 17; 1-3 p.m.; $25

Grow Your Own Veggies
Create your own food-producing gardens at home. Get tips on garden size, site selection, container possibilities, choosing seeds and transplants. Learn how and when to plant, tend and harvest your garden. Plant lists will be provided and our Plant Sale showstoppers highlighted.
Instructor: Mary Miller, Community Garden Outreach Coordinator, Gardens on Spring Creek
Saturday, February 24; 10 a.m.-Noon; $18

Planting for Pollinators
Learn how to transform your yard into a pollinator’s paradise. We will cover basic Fort Collins pollinator identification, the best plant varieties to support each species and how to incorporate these plants and nesting structures into your existing garden design. Note: Price reduced by Fort Collins Utilities to promote water conservation
Instructor: Kelly Kellow, Horticulturist, Gardens on Spring Creek
Saturday, February 24; 1-3 p.m.; $10

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May 1–Sept. 30
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri.
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat.
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