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Rock Canyon High School

5810 McArthur Ranch Road

Littleton, CO 80124

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Come get your garden on! Whether for wellness, landscape-envy, or conservation, we have the reasons and the resources to garden in Douglas County. The Spring Garden Symposium is a community-building and family-oriented learning event with hands-on and take-home education and activities, presentations, and expert advice.

Schedule:

10am-11am: Keynote. "Why Garden?" Brien Darby, Manager of Urban Food Programs, Denver Botanic Gardens

10am-3pm: Information and Activity Bazaar

  • Talk with local experts
  • Get to know gardening resources
  • Kids' and Family Activities

11am-3pm: Learning Sessions (Lunch* from 12pm-1pm)

Track 1: Wellness and Community

  • 11am-12pm Success with Houseplants, Merrill Kingsbury, CSU Extension Denver County
  • 1pm-2pm Gardening as a Family Interactive Plant Cafe
  • 2pm-3pm Preserving Native Fruits

Track 2: For the Love of Plants

  • 11am-12pm Growing from the Ground-up: Soils and Weeds, Jonathan Rife, Douglas County Noxious Weed Manager
  • 1pm-2pm New Trees for Colorado, James Klett Ph.D., CSU Extension
  • 2pm-3pm Water-efficient Lawn Management on the Front Range, Tony Koski Ph.D., CSU Extension

Track 3: Conservation

  • 11am-12pm Bees Bees Bees, Jessica Goldstrohm, The Bees Waggle
  • 1pm-2pm Creating Welcoming Spaces for Wild Insects, Lisa Mason, CSU Extension Arapahoe County
  • 2pm-3pm Propagating Native Plants, Drew Habig, Propagation Manager, Denver Botanic Gardens

ADA accessible

$10 discount for Colorado Master Gardeners, Douglas County School District Employees, and Douglas County Employees. Contact the Extension office at 720-733-6930 for info about discount codes.

*Box Lunches available for pre-order at checkout.

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Rock Canyon High School

5810 McArthur Ranch Road

Littleton, CO 80124

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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