Category Archives: Council Event

Annual Rummage Sale 2/24-25 8 am-3 pm

Now Accepting cleaned donations Monday – Friday 9:30 to 3:30. Please do not leave donations outside the Garden Center.

Desired items: Garden Items/Tools, Tools, Books, Kitchenware
Housewares, Knick Knacks, Clothing Small Appliances, Jewelry
Home Décor, Collectibles

Undesired items: anything stained, cracked, corroded, or dirty. No spiders or mouse droppings. Donation Rule: If you would not use it as is, please do not donate it.

2023 Garden U Classes 6:30 pm – 730 pm

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.

Garden Shop Open 9:30-2:30 M-F

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