Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens is the hub of garden activity in the metro area, offering acres of plant displays, classes, lectures, plant shows, gardening certification, botanical illustration instruction, storytimes, and much more. The main gardens are located at 1007 York St.; call or look online for additional garden sites. 720-865-3500; www.botanicgardens.org.
Harlequin’s Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St., offers low-cost classes for children and adults on a variety of garden topics. The on-site display gardens include a xeriscape herb garden and ornamental grasses. 303-939-9403; www.harlequinsgardens.com.
Lyons Farmette, a working organic farm and sustainability center, offers cooking classes, gardening classes and permaculture certification. 4121 Ute Highway. www.lyonsfarmette.com.
Sturtz & Copeland Classes
Sturtz & Copeland offers gardening classes on a variety of topics, and the nominal class fee also gets you a discount on purchases. Oct. 17 is “Creating Terrariums”; Nov. 28 is “Wreath Decorating.” 303-442-6663; www.sturtzandcopeland.com.