Wednesday, August 14 , 2013, 6:00 & 7:00 p.m., “Plant Select”

plant_select_logo.jpegPresented by Pam Hamamoto and Cathie Schroeder

**This month’s program takes place at the Penrose Library!**

Cathie and Pam will look in depth at the Plant Select program, which introduces underutilized plants that are suited to the Front Range area. They’ll highlight some of the great plants over the years and introduce the new plants for 2014. The Carnegie Garden at Penrose Library is a stunning Plant Select garden in a very dry location that will be open at 6 pm through the doors from the main floor of the library. The talk will begin at 7 pm in the Adult/Children meeting room.

Free to all at the Penrose Library – 20 N. Cascade Ave.

Wednesday, June 12 , 2013, 6:00 p.m. tour & 7:00 p.m., “Demystifying Drip”

carnegiegarden.jpgPresented by Carla Anderson, ASLA

6:00 p.m. Tour of the Carnegie Library garden (on the Penrose Library property) – Get a “hands on” look at a drip system “in the field” in the award-winning garden.
7:00 p.m. Presentation – “Demystifying Drip”

Do you want to have more control over your garden’s drip irrigation system, but aren’t sure what it’s all about? Do you want to save water and have healthier plants? Come to this presentation for a layman’s explanation of drip irrigation, and be empowered!

Carla has a degree in Botany, and has been a registered Landscape Architect for over 25 years. A resident of Colorado since 1992, she has been a Colorado Master Gardener since 1996. Her professional work of site design, planting design, and construction supervision focuses on environmentally responsible landscape solutions. This includes water management practices, use of native, low maintenance and drought-tolerant plants, and consideration of adverse environmental impacts, such as challenges with native fauna and erratic weather conditions.

Free to all at the Penrose Library – 20 N. Cascade Ave.