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
www.natureandraptor.org/SpringPrograms2012.pdf

May 5: Pueblo Zoo and Colorado Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale, 8:00 – 2:00
www.pueblozoo.org/eventsPage.shtml

May 11-13: Denver Botanic Gardens Spring Plant Sale
www.botanicgardens.org/events-exhibits/special-events/spring-plant-sale

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

May 20: Manitou Springs Garden Club Plant Sale & Home Show, 10:00 – 4:00
www.peakradar.com/event/detail/441591167/Manitou_Springs_Garden_Club_Plant_Sale_Home_Show

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.
www.cmzoo.org/animalsPlants/plants/horticultureHappenings.asp

Jun 2: Pikes Peak Water Garden Society Plant Sale, Union Printers Home, Colorado Springs, 10:00 – 2:00
www.ppwgs.org/plant_sale/plantsale.php

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 www.tfocc.org for more info as the event draws closer. (more…)