Thanks to members Deb, Donna, Vicki, Rick and Kristin for hosting tours of their southeast Denver gardens. Each host shared their successes, challenges, and learnings from their experiences (so far!) with native plant landscaping. Nearly 30 people came out to learn from the tour. Our last stop included light refreshments, Colorado native plant seedlings, and […]
Posts Categorized: Garden and Yard Tours
During our hot Colorado summer, twenty-five Wild Ones participants were gifted with a wonderfully cool and comfortable morning to explore two public gardens in Jefferson County: Jefferson County Fairgrounds CSU Extension Native Plant & Plant Select Demonstration Gardens, and Lakewood’s Kendrick Lake Park Xeriscape Demonstration Gardens. The native gardens are easily accessible and worth visiting […]
Thanks to Ruth Inglis-Widrick for hosting a tour of her Fort Collins pollinator paradise garden. Attendees were charmed by the abundance of bumblebees, flowers and trees. Ruth also shared how she grew from a novice gardener into a passionate advocate for native bees by transforming her home landscape and connecting to her local community. Curious […]
We had a great group come out to tour the Greenverein Garden, which was started in 2019 as a collaboration between Denver Turnverein, Uptown on the Hill, and Front Range Wild Ones on a former Denver hell strip located on Clarkson Street! The garden is 100′ long and 11′ wide and uses berms, swales, check […]
Wild Ones Front Range members were treated to a tour of Jan Midgley’s garden in Lakewood. Jan grew most of her native plants from seed and so attendees were excited to see the possibilities. We are also grateful that Jan has been documenting Colorado native plant propagation protocols in her Germination Guide so that anyone […]
Jefferson County members attended a garden crawl to four gardens on June 17th. Curious to learn more about transforming your garden into a habitat with Colorado native wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, and trees? Check out our native gardening toolkit, register for an upcoming event, subscribe to our newsletter, and/or become a member – if you’re not one already!
Larimer & Weld County members attended a garden crawl to five Fort Collins Colorado native plant gardens on June 11th. Curious to learn more about transforming your garden into a habitat with Colorado native wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, and trees? Check out our native gardening toolkit, register for an upcoming event, subscribe to our newsletter, and/or become a member – if […]