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Twilight Garden Series June 2-July 7

May 21, 2009

The Twilight Garden Series is an annual event which features local gardening experts. Come take advantage of the knowledge base that is created by research and practice in these fields by CSU, the City of Fort Collins Horticultural Program, and other regional organizations!

Gardeners: All abilities welcome

Gardeners of any ability can learn from professionals during the annual Twilight Garden Series, a series of three programs on a variety of gardening topics, with an emphasis on practical information and an informal format. Reservations are not necessary.

The series consists of three, two-hour workshops: 

Edible Gardening
Tuesday, June 2, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Plant Environmental Research Center
630 W. Lake Street (map)  

Garden Visitors

Tuesday, June 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Gardens on Spring Creek
2145 Centre Avenue (map)

Grasses for the Masses
Tuesday, July 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Plant Environmental Research Center
630 W. Lake Street (map)


June 2: Edible Gardening

The topics of the first workshop on Tuesday, June 2, will center on edible gardening: 


June 23: Garden Visitors


July 7: Grasses for the Masses

  • “Native Lawns,” Tony Koski, CSU professor with Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
  • "Ornamental Grasses," James Klett, CSU professor, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
  • “Turf Irrigation and Water Audits,” Michelle Finchum, City of Fort Collins



  • $5 for a single event or $10 for the entire series
  • Pre-registration is not required
  • Refreshments, snacks and door prizes will be given

Event will be held, rain or shine

Workshops are held outdoors, rain or shine, so participants are asked to dress appropriately for unpredictable weather. For more information, call (970) 491-7019.

The Twilight Garden Series is sponsored by Colorado State's Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Colorado State Extension and the City of Fort Collins' Horticulture Program.

Contact: Teresa McClure
Phone: (970) 491-7019