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What a wonderful group of plants: Cactacea! These plants native only to the Americas have so much to offer in the garden. In the spring they rehydrate and inflate like “Jiffy-Pop”, in the summer they flower gloriously, in the fall their spines shine in the afternoon sun and in the winter their stems turn the… Read More

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Every year in early June, the cactus arboretum at Timberline Gardens explodes into blossom.  Dozens of cacti species put all their energy into this grand display.  Join us for the Desert Bloom Tour! Instructor: Kelly Grummons, Timberline horticulturist

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Many beautiful cacti, century plants (Agave spp.), yuccas, and their relatives thrive in our harsh climate.  These plants look as good in the winter garden as they do in the summer.  Timberline is well known for its work with these hardy plants and is expert at using them in the garden.  We’ll discuss companion plants,… Read More

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Timberline Gardens 2014 Class Descriptions (Listed in Chronological Order) Students MUST pre-register for classes in store or by phone (303)420-4060 March Saturday, March 8  10-11am  Mason Bees Master Colorado rosarian and gardener Joan Franson will bring us up to date on the culture of our native bees, especially Mason Bees.  We all think of the… Read More

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Every year in early June, the cactus arboretum at Timberline Gardens explodes into blossom. Dozens of cacti species put all their energy into this grand display. Join us for the Desert Bloom Tour!

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Hearty Colorado gardener Leo J. Chance has finally revealed his book with the same above title. We are so delighted to have Leo come and discuss his book, his suggestions for succulent culture and to walk you through our beautiful cactus gardens and help you shop for cacti and succulents in our nursery. Bring his… Read More

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As we approach an era of gardening with less water, innovative garden designers like Marcia Tatroe have reveled in the richness of dry land plants that flourish in our gardens. This class compliments Marcia’s previous class “Four Seasons in the Cactus Garden”. Marcia will show you her favorite plants that soften the prickly edges of… Read More

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At Maxfield’s, the sun rises and sets with our dedication to building rich, healthy soils. For too long, conventional farming and gardening products have exposed soil to chemical and fossil-fuel-based fertilizers that poison the ecosystem. We like to say you are what your food eats, so we’ve made it our mission to nourish the soil… Read More

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Kelly Grummons – Head grower and plant connoisseur Kelly is widely known in professional circles as an outstanding producer of perennials. Kelly’s writing appears occassionally in the Denver Post and other periodicals. He teaches various horticulture classes for the Denver Botanic Gardens. He has been a guest lecturer for the Denver Botanic Gardens, California Horticulture… Read More

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