This winter/spring series of garden lectures is sponsored by the Laramie County Master Gardeners and the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens. All presentations begin at 1:00 pm and are held in the Cottonwood Room at the Laramie County Library.
These lectures often sell out. Advance purchase of tickets is highly recommended. Tickets are $15 per lecture and are available on the web (up to 24 hours prior to the lecture) at Brown Paper Tickets (Keyword: Gardening with Altitude) or at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens weekdays (cash or check); contact us at 307−637−6458 for more info.
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Next Lecture: Sat., March 21, 1:00 p.m.
EXTENDING THE GROWING SEASON
With Patti O’Neal
You don’t have to be a victim of late frost in spring and early frosts in fall. Learn how to circumvent these issues and set yourself up for success by extending the yield of your harvest by making season extenders using purchased and re-purposed items.
Patti O’Neal is a Research Associate with Colorado State University Extension and coordinates the Jefferson County Master Gardener Program.
The Cheyenne Botanic Garden is looking to hire a Development Director. This full-time position assists the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in fundraising, donor relations, coordinates events, publications, and public relations. For more information please click here. The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens is a division of the City of Cheyenne Parks and Recreation Department.
Like gardens? Like being creative?
The Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens has some openings for volunteers. For more information, call 307−637−6349 or email
The average frost date for Cheyenne is September 20th. While we have already had a light frost where many plants survived, the calendar tells us that we should be getting more severe frosts in the near future. Click here for our handout:
“Frost Action Plan.”
Have any of these things to get rid of? We’ll take them! (more…)
Is there a special person in your life that enjoys gardening, greenhouses and learning about plants? If so, give them the gift of membership this Holiday Season! There are various levels of opportunities but every membership to the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens includes:
Membership is a gift that lasts all year long!
Click here for more information.
On the evening of August 27th unknown suspects severely damaged multiple plants, trees and foliage at the Botanic Gardens and S. Lions Park. It is believed that a machete or large knife was used to cut down many of the plants. “It is sad that there are people who delight in destruction. This represents thousands of hours of hard work by volunteers and staff. It came at a time when the Gardens were at their peak. (more…)
The Mad Hatter Tea Party funraiser for Kids and adults (September 8th) are rapidly approaching.
HELP! We are in need of volunteers for the Mad Hatter Tea Party on Sunday, Sept. 8th.
For questions about volunteering, contact Darcee Snider at firstname.lastname@example.org or 307.637.6458
We appreciate your support! THANK YOU!