If you’re looking for inspiration for your garden, a great place to begin is in other people’s gardens. Take a break from your trowel and spade to inspect and enjoy a wide variety of mostly private gardens made available for public viewing for just a day. Usually, the gardener is present to talk with you about their vision and their process and can identify the plants and features that catch your attention. To participate, some tours require membership in an organization, some sell tickets, and others are more free form. Two of the upcoming tours include Harlequin’s Gardens – Colorado Native Plant Society Garden Tour and the rescheduled Rocky Mt. Chapter Rock Garden Society Garden Tour, both on Saturday June 4th. Following are several garden tours to consider participating in.
Natural and Sustainable Gardening
Harlequin’s Gardens is a family nursery and garden center in Boulder, Colorado dedicated to natural and sustainable gardening for our region.
We specialize in native plants, organic vegetable and herb starts, xeriscape, hardy roses, Colorado-adapted and unusual perennials, fruit trees and berry bushes, groundcovers, hardy cacti, and seeds.
We also offer Earth-friendly products to support your plants: soil-building products, composts, mulches, fertilizers; books by local authors; non-toxic pest-management supplies; and good advice.
Harlequin’s Gardens has a country charm and is famous for our customer service, our display gardens and the selection and success of our plants.
From the Blog …
Virtual Garden Tour
For over a quarter century Harlequin’s Gardens has shared plants, Eco-products, and advice for organic methods of gardening with our community. We are proud of the success so many have had and want to create a forum for all to share their results. So, we’re creating a “Virtual Garden Tour” for our community to share not just photos of their gardens but also a little about gardening goals, styles and experiences–especially sustainable approaches. We gardeners love sharing our gardens, but often don’t have time to visit other gardens or to fix up our whole yard and spend the day hosting. In the Harlequin’s tradition. let’s bring together many small contributions to weave together a