Twilight Garden Series offers three summer programs for gardeners

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Jeff Dodge

Topics of interest to Front Range gardeners are the focus of the 2017 Twilight Garden Series, which will feature three informative presentations this month: “Celebrating Native Plants,” “Promoting Pollinators” and “Bringing the Trial Gardens Home.”

Providing knowledge, strategies

The series is offered annually by CSU’s Department of Horticulture and Landscape ArchitectureCSU Extension and The Gardens on Spring Creek. The Twilight Garden Series is an outreach effort that provides Front Range gardeners with research-based knowledge and strategies for success.

Each session will be presented by experts in the field.

The Twilight Garden Series is open to the public, will be held 6-8 p.m. on consecutive Tuesday evenings, and will be held outside, rain or shine. Registration is available from 5:30 to 6 p.m. at each event location. Cost to attend is $10 per session, or $25 for all three sessions. Refreshments and door prizes will be provided.

For more information about Twilight Garden Series, call (970) 491-7019 or visit the website.

Presentations in June

June 13: Celebrating Native Plants

At The Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 Centre Ave., Fort Collins

  • Native Woody Plant Walk
  • Native Perennial Plant Walk
  • Designing with Native Plants – Tips and Tricks

June 20: Promoting Pollinators

At the Trial Gardens, 1401 Remington St., Fort Collins

  • Bee-Friendly Plants
  • Native Pollinators
  • Plants that Attract Butterflies

June 27: Bringing the Trial Gardens Home

At the Trial Gardens, 1401 Remington St., Fort Collins

  • Top Perennials from CSU Trials
  • New Perennial Display/Research Garden Tour
  • New and Unique Annuals