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Littleton Store
5210 S. Federal Blvd.

Store Hours:
Sunday 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Monday - Saturday 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM

March Newsletter

In Like A Lion, Out Like A Lamb
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March truly is a month both lamby and lionlike.  It contains the long-awaited first day of spring (March 20th), but it's also statistically our snowiest month averaging 11.7" of precipitation!  Check out our Early Spring Checklist for some tips and tricks to get your garden ready for both the leonine and ovine sides of March.  Don't forget our March Open House on Wednesday, March 11th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM!  And our O'Toole's University classes continue all this month.  Sign up today for March classes on lawn care, veggie gardening, drip systems and xeric gardening. 

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March Open House

Tuesday, March 10th 6:00 to 8:00 PM

 





Special Guest Speaker

Lucia Christie
Skagit Gardens
Mount Vernon, WA
Lucia will be talking all about some of the exciting new perennials available this year

 

St. Patricks
Plus
Free Food!
Door Prizes!
Great Specials!
and
Traditional Irish Dancing
from
McTeggart Irish Dance School
   

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Continues through April


It's back to school time for gardeners!  Our garden class series O'Toole's University returns with an expanded schedule of classes including topics like roses, houseplants, seed starting, lawn care and more.  This year, we have two classes each day.  The first will cover garden basics the second will be more advanced. Sign up for any or all at the store or on our website!

 


 



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Saturday, March 14th
Lawn Care 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Colorado lawns need a little extra TLC.  We'll show you just what your grass needs - mowing, watering, feeding, aerating and more.


   
Saturday, March 21st
Veggie Gardening 101 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Learn the basics of planting veggies.  In this class we'll also be talking about making your own compost.

 
Veggie Gardening 102 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
We'll go into more depth about growing your own vegetables and talk about more advanced techniques like cover crops. 

Saturday, March 28th
Drip Systems 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM
A drip system is one of the most efficient ways to water.  We'll show you how easy it is to install your own  drip system and save time and money.

Xeric Gardening & Rocky Mountain Perennials 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Xeric gardens are low-maintenance and use less water.  We'll show you how to xericscape your garden using drought tolerant and native perennials    


Saturday, April 4th
Fairy Gardening Class 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Creating wonderfully whimsical miniature gardens for the fairies is great fun for gardeners of all ages.  We'll show you how to design and build your own fairy gardens.

Fairy Gardening Workshop 12:30  PM - 1:30 PM
In this workshop, we'll get our hands dirty and make fairy gardens together!  Everyone will leave with their very own fairy garden.  NOTE: This class does have an extra fee of $30.


Saturday, April 25th 
Rose Care 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Roses are unique among all flowers.  We'll show you how to care for your roses all year long including fertilizing, pruning and winter protection.

Pest Management and Beneficial Bugs 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
All kinds of insects and other animals are frequent visitors to our gardens.  We'll talk about how to get rid of the pests and encourage the beneficial

 Click Here to Sign Up!

 

For more information about planting shrubs and other garden topics,
check out our brand new
How To Videos!

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1404 Quail Street, Lakewood, CO 80215
303-232-6868
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5201 S. Federal Blvd., Littleton, CO
303-347-8027
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