Tuesday, February 3, 2015

2015 Spring Classes at the 'Bin

We say the more you know, the better you'll grow and to help you continue to develop your gardening skills, we're offering 4 gardening classes starting Saturday, February 21.These classes cover a variety of subjects, including how to get your garden ready for spring, how to be successful growing vegetables in containers, learning about basic landscape design and growing  hardy cactus and succulents. Who attends our classes?
Our classes are attended by a diverse group of beginners as well as experienced gardeners, but mainly people interested in growing their gardening knowledge and skills. You’ll certainly want to come to hear the guest speakers, but also to listen and learn from your fellow attendees, as questions are encouraged during and after class.

On Saturday February 21st at 2:00, The Flower Bin’s Michael Morris will lead a class on how to get your garden ready for spring. Michael is The Flower Bin Hardgoods Manager and he will talk about the importance of soil improvements, what amendments to use, nutrients and nutrients sources. If you have gardening questions, come to this class.
 On Saturday, February 28th at 2:00, Kelly Grummons from Timberline Gardens will discuss his work growing winter hardy cacti, agaves, yucca trees and other outdoor succulents.
On Saturday, March 7th at 2:00, Deryn Davidson will lead a class on landscaping and how you can bring harmony and interest to your garden, no matter how large or small you garden is. Deryn is the Boulder County Horticulture Agent.

On Saturday March 14th  at 2:00, Kim Jackson will lead a class on how to be successful growing vegetables in containers. Kim is The Flower Bin Annual House Manager and she has a wealth of knowledge and experience growing vegetables. Kim can help you figure out the right combination of vegetables and containers. These classes are free, but we ask that you register for each class. Again, it’s easy to sign up for these classes. Call us at 303-772-3454 or sign up while you’re in the store. If you have questions, ask us. We’re here to help you.  


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