Nursery’s gardening classes begin Feb. 13

Bookcliff Gardens Nursery & Greenhouse, 755 26 Road, will host classes from Feb. 13 through May 1, offering gardening advice and demonstrations.

The class series will begin at 11 a.m. Feb. 13 with Gardening 101, which will be about gardening in Grand Junction’s dry climate and clay soil. At 10 a.m. on Feb. 20, the Starting Seedlings will focus on how and when to germinate and transplant seedlings.

Basic Landscape Design: The Right Plant for the Right Place will show where best to put different plants to ensure their health. The class starts at 10 a.m. March 13. On March 27, Prune With Passion will teach students what on a plant needs pruning, how to prune, and how often. The class begins at 10 a.m.

Attendees will learn how to create kitchen gardens that look and taste good at the April 3 session, Potager Gardens, beginning at 11 a.m. At 10 a.m. April 17, Beautiful Container Gardening will show students how to plant flowers in a container, something they’ll get to do at the class.

Finally, at 10 a.m. on May 1, the series will wrap up with Herbs: How to Grow Them, which will focus on how to grow different types of herbs in creative ways.

Because of limited space and a small class fee, people interested in attending a class are encouraged to register at the nursery.


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