Classes are held at the Albuquerque Garden Center 10120 Lomas Blvd NE $5 per class – pay via cash at the door Reservations not required
March 1 – Fabulous roses – pruning, feeding, and caring The program will be presented by Claudia Bonnet with assistance from Beth Baker and Dorothy Brethauer. Claudia will bring potted roses to demonstrate how to prune and include basic rose growing tips. Claudia is a Master Rosarian, Chairman of the Albuquerque Rose Garden at the Tony Hillerman Library, and a long-standing member of the Albuquerque Rose Society.
April 5 – Planting beautiful containers for Mother’s day Learn how to use “thrillers, spillers, and fillers” to make beautiful containers for your garden, patio, or balcony – a great gift for upcoming Mother’s Day. Instructor Shirley Tetrault is a master floral designer and Master Gardener.
May 3 – Bargain bag gardening for your small space Learn how to plant small, inexpensive gardens in bags of potting soil. Perfect for new gardeners or those with a small planting space or balcony. Susan Head is a member of the Petal Pushers Club and a life-long gardener.
Taught by National Flower Show Judge and Instructor ——– Shirley Tetreault Tuesday’s from 6:30-8:30 on above dates Gift Certificates available for holiday gifting New Students $75, Repeat Students $60 Register
Dreaming of next year’s garden? We have beautiful bulbs for you to plant now and seeds to inspire your garden next year! We have an amazing selection of gardening books for sale, many ideas for Southwest gardening, foraging, or just identifying what you see on the trail. We have tools and gifts for the gardener, as well as Holiday items that have just come in such as Talavera ornaments. All purchases support the Council of Albuquerque Garden Clubs educational gardens & programs and are tax free. Hope to see you soon
*The Cactus and Succulent Society of New Mexico meets the third Wednesday of most months in the Grace’s (Patio) Room of the Garden Center. Educational and entertaining presentations usually begin at about 7:45 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Please join us to learn more about these fascinating plants, or just enjoy the beautiful pictures of plants and places many of us will never have the opportunity to visit.
CSSNM has returned to in-person meetings, but has chosen to make them hybrid in order to provide access to both members and guests who cannot attend in person. Please email CSSofNM@gmail.com to request an invitation to the meeting and presentation. Presentations are recorded and made available for a limited time through a link to YouTube on the CSSNM website, http://www.new-mexico.cactus-society.org/ in “Recent Events”