Native Garden Yard Tour
When: Sunday, August 25th, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Where: Residence of chapter member Marsha Plucker, address provided upon registration
Wild Ones members FREE / $15 non-member
Since Marsha and her family moved to their 1960s style home in 2013, she and her husband have been converting their yard into the marvelous landscape it is today. With inspiration from the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms and the Mordecai Children’s Garden, the Pluckers completed several “do-it-yourself” projects to transform their space. Today, with close to 200 species of trees, shrubs, and perennials, many native to Colorado, the yard now brims with life: birds, bees, butterflies, and bugs of all sorts. Come learn about the why that motivated the Pluckers, how they did it, and what is thriving in their yard. Light refreshments will be provided.
Native Garden Yard Tour
When: Thursday, September 19th, 5:30pm-6:30pm
More details on the event will be posted soon.
Meet the Natives: A Talk by Beth Hanson
The Front Range Chapter has partnered with the Highlands Garden Center to bring you a FREE lecture by Beth Hanson, Park Interpreter and Naturalist at the Carson Nature Center in South Platte Park in Littleton. Beth will discuss which native plants have proven themselves in our challenging Colorado landscapes, including plants suited for hot and dry areas, full shade, and poor soils, with an opportunity to purchase Beth’s native plant recommendations from the nursery after. There is a native plant that would love to grow in your garden! Click here to view the flyer for the event.
When: Saturday, June 29th, 10am-11am
Where: Highlands Garden Center, 8080 South Holly Street, Centennial, CO 80122
FREE to attend!
Please RSVP to:
High Plains Environmental Center Native Plant Sale and Habitat Fair
When: Saturday, May 4th, 9am-3pm
Where: High Plains Environmental Center, 2698 Bluestem Willow Drive, Loveland, CO
The event is FREE to attend! The Front Range Chapter will have a booth at the event. Stop by to buy native plants, tour the new visitor center, and participate in activities. More information on the event can be found here.
Town of Erie 22nd Annual Arbor Day and Earth Day Celebration
When: Saturday, April 27th, 10am-12pm
Where: Erie Community Park, 450 Powers Street, Erie, CO
The event is FREE to attend! The Front Range Chapter will have a booth at the event. Stop by for free tree seedlings, refreshments, activities, and educational resources on tree planting. More information on the event can be found here.
In association with Audubon Rockies, an evening with Kenton J. Seth
Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference, 4th annual
When: Saturday, February 16th, 8am-4pm
Where: Auraria Campus, Tivoli Turnhalle Hall, 900 Auraria Parkway Denver, CO 80204
Wild Ones Movie Night
The Wild Ones Front Range Chapter is hosting a free screening of the film Hometown Habitat!
The documentary features Dr. Douglas Tallamy and educates viewers on why and how native plants are important to local ecosystems.
When: Thursday, January 31st, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where: Belmar Library, large meeting room
555 South Allison Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80226
There is free parking available.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Please RSVP by email to FrontRangeWildOnes@gmail.com
Harlequin’s Gardens Field Trip
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Are you interested in learning about native plants, the difference between a true native and a cultivated native, and how to design your landscape? If so, then you need to join WildOnes at Harlequin’s Gardens for an exciting presentation!
Participants will learn about the following topics and participate in a nursery tour with the option to buy native plants:
*True Natives vs. Cultivated Natives
*What is a GENOME Specific Native?
*How to design a home landscape using natives
Presenter: Mikl Brawner
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Harlequin Gardens, 4795 N. 26th Street, Boulder, CO 80301
Front Range Wild Ones Member: $15.00 / Non-Members: $20.00
NOTE: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request your membership code to receive the reduced rate
Space is limited, so please register by March 31st to ensure your spot at this great event!!!