Date: February 15
Cost: $18 (+ $2.50 service charge per ticket)
Now is the time to plan a cut flower garden that will provide you with beautiful bouquets all summer long. Learn the basics of growing cut flowers from garden to vase: how to prepare a small garden area for growing cut flowers, what makes a good cut flower, how to choose the best varieties for your garden, tips on how to harvest and condition flowers for lasting vase life, and ideas for making beautiful bouquets.
Presented by Kathy Hatfield:
Since 1993, Kathy Hatfield has owned Raspberry Hill Farm, a 14-acre farm in northern Colorado, where she grows cut flowers, vegetables, and herbs using sustainable farming practices. She enjoys pushing the envelope by trying to grow varieties of plants that are unusual for Colorado’s challenging climate. One of her latest pursuits is caring for rescued farm animals.