Annual Spring Plant Sale Friday April 28 1-6pm Sat. April 29 8am-noon

Council is sponsoring its annual spring plant sale the last Friday and Saturday of April.  This is the best time to buy plants, after the last frost in most areas of town.  Available are:

Heirloom tomatoes, herbs, and other vegetables
Hanging baskets, succulent bowls, flowering pots and bulbs
Daylilies, iris, roses, and dahlias
House plants, unusual home-dug plants
Annuals, perennials, shrubs, and ground covers

Rose Pruning Demonstrations Weekends in March 10am-3pm

The Albuquerque Rose Society is providing free demonstrations of how to prune roses in the Rose Garden at the Tony Hillerman Library (8205 Apache NE).  The demonstrations are held both Saturday and Sunday every weekend during March although the last one is optional.  Volunteers are welcome.  Bring your own gloves and sharp disinfected pruners.  To volunteer or for more information call Bill Farmer 505.823.9818 or e-mail

44th Annual Garden Tour Supper Rock and Sandia Foothills May 20 9am-4pm

This year’s garden tour showcases 9 gardens in the Supper Rock and Sandia Foothills area.  There will be music, 9 plein air artists (one per garden) and an art show in Garden 7.  Lunch of chicken or vegetable wraps, cold cucumber soup, dessert and drink will be served in Garden 5.  For a cap to your day stop by the Garden Center for the Annual Rose Show.  Tickets are available at the Garden Center Shop, various nurseries around town or online.

Sponsors for the 2017 tour include:  Osuna Nursery; Buildology; Jericho Nurseries; Plant World; The Hill Top; Alameda Nursery; Plants of the SW; Mud Monsters; Santa Ana Nursery; Waterwise Landscapes NM; Jan DeMay, Realtor; Jo Cook, Realtor; Lynda Hartman, Realtor; and Lawn Doctor.  Thank you sponsors and tour attendees.