plantsale.jpgWe are certainly spoiled for choice when it comes to plant sales. These are a great way to get terrific selections of plants for our conditions while supporting local organizations. Here are the ones we know of so far:

Apr 28: North American Rock Garden Society Annual Plant Sale, Denver Botanic Gardens, 9:00 – 5:00

Apr 28: Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo (NRCP) Annual Plant Sale, 9:00 – 2:00

May 5: Pueblo Zoo and Colorado Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale, 8:00 – 2:00

May 11-13: Denver Botanic Gardens Spring Plant Sale

May 18-20: Colorado Springs Horticultural Art Society Annual Gigantic Plant Sale, Demonstration Garden, Monument Valley Park (

May 20: Manitou Springs Garden Club Plant Sale & Home Show, 10:00 – 4:00

May 26-28: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Memorial Day Weekend Plant Sale – pre-order of plants available (through May 21) in addition to the regular sale.

Jun 2: Pikes Peak Water Garden Society Plant Sale, Union Printers Home, Colorado Springs, 10:00 – 2:00

Some popular spring plant sales are quickly coming up in our area. These are great places to get plants suited to our area and to bring your gardening questions.

If you know of others, please feel free to comment on this article and give the information there.

May 8 – Hummingbird Festival at Starsmore Discovery Center (North Cheyenne Canon Park). In the past, this has included a sale of plants that attract hummingbirds (no official word yet on the sale this year). Visit for more info as the event draws closer. (more…)