Celebrate Your Independence with Beautiful Color!

CELEBRATE YOUR INDEPENDENCE  
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WITH BEAUTIFUL COLOR!


We are CLOSED TOMORROW, on Independence Day!

In a long standing tradition, Harlequin’s Gardens celebrates Independence Day by taking the day off and being

closed on Wednesday, July 4.

We look forward to seeing you today, 9-5, and beginning again on Thursday when we’re open 9-6.


SOME CURRENT FLOWERING BEAUTIES

PICTURED BLOOMING PLANTS:
Top Row: Clematis ‘Ville de Lyon’
Second Row: Delphinium elatum ‘Magic Fountains’, Kniphofia uvaria ‘Flamenco’, Digitalis grandiflora, Yellow Foxglove
Third Row: Campanula poscharskyana, Siberian Bellflower

OUR GLOVE RACK IS OVERFLOWING!

We’ve completely restocked our glove rack in all styles, colors, and sizes (especially small sizes) Come in and see which ones are a match for you!


PLANT ANCHORS

If you’re struggling to find a way to create a support for your vine, your outdoor mist system, or holiday lights, check-out our Plant Anchor System.  It works on masonry, wood, stucco, glass, plastic, steel and concrete – without nails, or screws!  It’s pretty amazing!

ANNUALS ON SALE!

We have some great annuals in stock, many of which are on sale at $1.50 each – wow!

Come in and see our selection!


WHAT’S BLOOMING IN JULY?

Many gardeners think of Spring as the height of the ornamental gardening season. Sure, so many of our best-known flowering plants – Tulip, Crocus, Daffodil, Primrose, Peony, Lilac, Forsythia, Oriental Poppy, Basket of Gold, Bearded Iris, are at their showiest in spring. But as we pass to the other side of the Summer Solstice, a whole new palette of blooms arises, including many Natives, lots of Prairie-dwellers and Steppe plants, and hardy plants from South of the Border, bringing bold color and attracting more and different beneficial insects and pollinators to the garden.
Here is the beginning of our list of July beautiesFor the full list of those July flowers to inspire you, Click here, or visit the nursery for the list! 

  • Acanthus balcanicus (Bear’s Breech)
  • Achillea (Yarrow)
  • Aconitum  (Monkshood)
  • Agastache aurantiaca ‘Coronado’
  • Agastache aurantiaca ‘Coronado Red’
  • Agastache ‘Blue Boa’
  • Agastache foeniculum (Anise Hyssop)
  • Alcea (Hollyhock)
  • Allium caeruleum/azureum
  • Allium flavum
  • Allium senescens  (Pictured right)

Upcoming Classes List

We offer empowering classes with great teachers throughout the season.  Coming soon will be more of our class offerings.  Our teachers have spent years honing their skills in Colorado and will help guide you to success. We are charging $15 to support our speakers and Harlequin’s educational direction. It is best to pre-register for these classes both in case they fill up or too few people register, and we have to cancel. Pre-payment assures your place in the class.  Pre-registration is appreciated and highly recommended for all classes with a quick call to 303-939-9403.  (This list is also available on our website.)

Sun, Jul 15 at 1 PM – TIPS & TRICKS OF XERISCAPE with Mikl Brawner

Gardening with less water is not that hard if you know how! There are tricks that will improve your success. Mikl’s will pass on his 30 years of xeriscape experience.   $15

Sat, Jul 21 at 1 PM – BASIC LANDSCAPE DESIGN with Elaine Walker

Elaine is a landscape architect who will show you the elements of designing areas of your property. Learn how to observe your site, identify goals, take a site analysis, create a comprehensive design, and how to approach installation in manageable pieces.   $15

Sun, Aug 5 at 1 PM – PRUNING FOR STRENGTH, HEALTH, AND BEAUTY with Mikl Brawner

Learn how to train young trees, restructure shrubs and trees damaged by storms, and to prune roses. Mikl has over 35 years of experience in pruning. (Repeated on Sep. 16.)   $15

Sat, Aug 25 from 10 AM to 1 PM – SEVENTH ANNUAL TASTE OF TOMATO

Don’t miss our 8th annual ‘Taste of Tomato’ festival & tasting event along with Boulder County CSU Cooperative Extension!  There are always exciting new varieties to taste and learn about. The location is not yet decided. Check our website for details and entry information.

Sat, Aug 25 at 1 PM – GARDENING WITH MUSHROOMS – THE MAGIC OF MYCELIUM w/ Zach Hedstrom

Join Zach for a class about the many ways you can incorporate mushrooms and fungi in your garden and lifestyle. You will learn the basic techniques for growing mushrooms, how to encourage fungal activity in your soil, and about the health-giving properties that you can experience from eating more mushrooms!   $15

Sun, Aug 26 at 1 PM – LOW TECH GREENHOUSE DESIGN & OPERATION with Mikl Brawner

Mikl has been researching, building, and using simple greenhouses for 20 years. This class will focus on five designs on site at the nursery.   $15

Sun, Sep 9 at 1 PM – HOW TO MULCH with Mikl Brawner

Weedbarrier, wood chips, straw, fine gravel, bark? Which mulches should be used and where? Why is mulching so important? What’s wrong with redwood and cedar? Mikl will discuss these questions and suggest solutions.   $15  (Photo Credit: The Rock Place)

S​at, Sep 15 at 1 PM – FORAGING ROCKY MOUNTAIN MUSHROOMS: REGIONAL MUSHROOM ID with Zach Hedstrom

In this class, you will learn the basics of mushroom identification and what you should know before going out on a hunt. We will also introduce a variety of local mushrooms and their identification features. A good class for beginners as well as those who have done some foraging before.   $15

Sun, Sep 16 at 1 PM – PRUNING FOR STRENGTH, HEALTH, AND BEAUTY with Mikl Brawner

Learn how to train young trees, restructure shrubs and trees damaged by storms, and to prune roses. Mikl has over 35 years of experience in pruning. (Repeat of Aug 5.)   $15


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We’re looking forward to seeing you this week!
In gratitude,
Eve, Mikl and the super hard-working Staff at Harlequin’s Gardens