Fall Plant Sale and Bulb Fest September 24 & 25 from 9am-4pm

Kale and Mums Plantings 816381Stop by and purchase great plants for the fall: pansies, kales, mums, and yes, daylilies at our fall plant sale.   At the Garden Center on Saturday and Sunday September 24rd and 25th.  We can’t wait to show off our plants.  Our newly remodeled Garden Shop will be open both days.  See our great selections of gardening items, floral design materials, and unique gift items for your favorite gardener.




2016 Dahlia Festival Sunday Sept 25 1pm-4pm

dahliaThe 2016 Dahlia Festival is being presented by The New Mexico Dahlia Society.   If you would like to enter dahlias in the show in: judged Horticulture, judged Floral Design, judged photography, or enter non-judged: entries, find the forms here.   This year’s festival is dedicated to long time NM Dahlia Society member and Albuquerque gardener John Hickerson.  John was a famous grower of dahlias and a well-known Master Gardener and character supreme.  We miss John.

For more information about the festival contact the Albuquerque Garden Center or Jim Lohkamp at (505) 821.5757.  Entries may be submitted from 7am to 10 am on the 25th.  The competition is tough, but fun.

Master Composter Classes Starting Oct. 12 – Nov. 9

2011-master-composter-demo-classroomIf you are interested in becoming well grounded in composting science so that you may share that information in the community, please consider participating in the Master Composter training.

Each master composter is required to perform 10 hours of volunteer service annually in community outreach and supporting activities for the Bernalillo County Extension Master Composter Association. You do not have to be a resident of Bernalillo County to attend. You may do your volunteer work in your home county if you wish. Continue reading