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
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, Book Works, Alameda Nursery, Jericho Nursery, Osuna Nursery, Plants of the Southwest, Plantworld, Rehms Nursery, Santa Ana Garden Center or online. On May 20 the ticket kiosk will be located at the corner of Turner and Lomas.
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.
Come spend a week as a Garden Guardian and explore all aspects of how a garden works. Get the “Dirt on Dirt”, find out which critters and insects are “Super Pollinators”, what would happen “If Trees Could Talk”? and much more. Open to kids going into grades 1 through 6, our week-long day camp is sure to get kids minds pumping and bodies moving in our active, working urban garden. For more information 2017 Summer Camp and Camp Waiver and Release Form GG.