Category Archives: Council Event

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

June 7 – speaker Debra Sorrell, “Taking Better Photos With Your Smartphone: from one amateur to another”.   Tips for nature photographers to take incredible photos of their gardens and everything in it.  You can take prize-winning photos no matter what equipment you have.

July 5 –  Matt Strong from ABQ Beekeepers Association – Come see a live beehive!  Learn about nature’s best pollinators.

2023 State Fair Information

The NGC New Mexico State Fair Flower Show Schedule is below.  The Flower Show Schedule provides a guideline for exhibitors – please read as it includes entry and staging specifications.  The N M State Fair Flower Show is sponsored by the Council of Albuquerque Gardens and is open to everyone – we welcome all exhibitors.  

General Rules
Botanic Arts

For Further information please contact Mary Noskin New Mexico State Fair Flower Show Superintendent at

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