Even though white snow is falling as I write this, I'm already thinking about green. Green grass peeking through the yellow-brown, green leaves on crocuses and daffodils reaching through the earth, and the eventual bounty of delicious green vegetables we'll see this summer into fall.
Come celebrate spring at the library and check out a variety of programs perfect for getting ready to garden.
Learn tips on how to control problematic Japanese Beetles at the Park Hill library on Saturday, April 14.
What is a Rain Garden? Find out at an Open House at the Pauline Robinson branch on Saturday, April 21.
Want to start your own seeds? Learn about when, where and how from seed-starting expert at the Athmar Park library on Saturday April 21.
There are two opportunities to learn about bees this month. First, learn about Beekeeping in Colorado at the Woodbury library with Urban Farms at Stapleton. On April 25, learn to create a bee-friendly ecosystem in your yard at the University Hills library, courtesy of the Colorado Native Plant Society.
Earth Day is April 22! Start your celebration on Saturday April 21 at Eugene Field, where there will be seeds, flower pots and a worm box to encourage composting.
Looking for gardening resources? Check out the Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture periodical collection through Gale, one of our online databases, or stop in and look through the gardening section at any location.