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Let’s Talk about Water-Wise Landscaping


April 22, 2023 @ 11:00 am 3:30 pm

Come celebrate Earth Day at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in the Gathering Rooms. Enjoy the spring tulip show, Chicago Dog House food truck and our class series:

High Plains Gardening 11:00am – 12:00pm

               Horticulturist Isaiah Smith will be presenting the steps you can take to turn your yard into a water wise landscape while increasing the aesthetic appeal. Starting with small steps to a full renovation of your existing landscape you will learn how to garden in the High Plains successfully.

Take a break and enjoy the food truck 12:00pm – 1:00pm

 Crevice Gardening 1:00pm – 2:00pm

               Horticulturist Isaiah Smith will discuss the history and techniques of crevice gardening. Ready to learn more and plant a mountain in your front yard? There will also be tips to how to construct and plant your very own crevice garden.

Quick break to stretch your legs and enjoy the Gardens 2:00pm – 2:30pm

Turf-grass Management 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Do you want to manage your High Plains lawn with less fuss and fewer inputs?  Director Scott Aker will give you some tips and tricks that could help you have a nicer lawn while using less water, less fertilizer, and less herbicide to control weeds.