2012 Lectures & Events

February 18   9:00am - 4:00pm 
Landscape Design Theory
Make new or existing landscapes more aesthetically pleasing and functional. In this class you will receive an overview of landscape-design theory, including a review of historical and contemporary design styles. We will also discuss the elements and principles of artistic design and how they relate specifically to the garden. Step-by-step, you will learn the design process used by professionals. Please note that this is not a design workshop but rather a practical theory class for the thinking gardener. Go here to register.
Denver Botanic Gardens, 909 York Street, Denver, CO

March 2, 3, and 4th
Echter's Echxpo
Tired of "garden shows" that feature more replacement windows and cookware than plants and gardening information? Come meet local vendors, hear inspiring lectures, and see gardening how-to demonstrations at one of the country's biggest and best independent garden centers! Stop by my booth, I'd love to meet you!
Echter's Garden Center, 9170 W. 52nd Avenue, Arvada, CO  303-424-7979


2011 Lectures and Events

January 19   NEW!  
Jocelyn's Garden Forum,
1:00PM every Wednesday (see the Forum page for more details)
The Denver Puppet Theater, 3156 W. 38th Avenue, Denver, CO

February 5    10:00am - noon
Color Theory for Gardens and Landscapes
This ever-popular class - for both amateur and professional gardeners alike- will give you the tools to work with color in confidence.  The color wheel and how to use it, principles of design as they relate to color and a color vocabulary will all be discussed.  Beautiful garden photographs are used throughout the presentation to illustrate how theory can be put to use in real-life applications. Call 970.482.1984 to register.
Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 E. Mulberry, Fort Collins, CO

February 9   10:30 - 11:30AM
Social Media Panel Discussion
ProGreen Expo, Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO