Welcome to the Highlands Ranch Garden Club!

July No Meeting

Topic: “4th of July parade and picnic at member's home for members only”
Tuesday, July 4, 2024 - Member's home


HRGC Tentative Presentation Calendar
subject to change

Date/Time Location Topic/Presenter
NO MEETING - LIBRARY CLOSED DUE TO WEATHER Highlands Ranch Library Growing Roses in Colorado, by Master Rosarian Peggy Williams with the American Rose Society: Peggy will explain how to plant, fertilize, water and care for roses. She will also discuss preventing and treating for Japanese beetles and healthy practices for growing vigorous roses throughout the season.
Tuesday February 20, 2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Highlands Ranch Library The Challenges Facing Trees in Highlands Ranch, by John Murgel, horticulturist and faculty member at Colorado State University
Tuesday, March 19, 2024, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Highlands Ranch Library Best perennials for Colorado, Plant Select Program and Shade Plants presented by Krista Gay, Master Gardener, Douglas County Extension Office
Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Highlands Ranch Library Paige McFarland, Water Efficiency Coordinator: “Being a Water Efficient Gardener," replacing lawns with less water-hungry varieties, turf replacement program, planting xeric plants, Centennial's ColoradoScape Program, conserving water, water restrictions, rebate programs.
Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Highlands Ranch Library PLANT & SEED EXCHANGE. Also, planting the planters at the library.
Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Highlands Ranch Library Attracting Birds to Your Backyard. Presentation by Mark Dougherty a lifelong nature lover and experienced gardener. He moved to Colorado in 2020 and became a Certified Bird Feeding Specialist for Wild Birds Unlimited and earned his Gardening Specialist Certificate from Colorado State University.
July, No Meeting No meeting No Meeting
Tuesday, August 20, subject to change, 2024 5:00pm Member's Home - by invite only Summer Party for members only - Food and Fun!
Tuesday, September 17, 2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Lone Tree Library, meeting location changed due scheduling changes at the Hihglands Ranch library "Sharing the Fruits of our Labor" - Plant, seed, vegetable and fruit exchange: Bring your extra plants, seeds and if you want to share anything that you have grown this season.
Tuesday, October 22, 2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Highlands Ranch Library How to Take Care of Your Roses (to be confirmed) Meeting is one week later than usual due to library scheduling changes.
Tuesday, November 19, 2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Tagawa Gardens Decorating YOur Thanksgiving Table (to be confirmed)
Tuesday, December 17, 2024 12:00 pm - 3:00 PM Member's Home - by invite only, for members only Gift exchange, food and fun!