A Perfect Time To Plant

Get Your Fall Veggies Now!

With cooler weather and some moisture on its way, now is the perfect time for planting fall vegetable starts!
We have many varieties available, including arugula, spinach, lettuce, bok choy, chard, kohlrabi, senposai, kale, and broccoli raab.

Our experienced staff member and teacher, Mimi Yanus, says,You can be picking and eating wonderful greens and brassicas until a really hard frost if you plant now! I have picked spinach on Thanksgiving day.” One of our customers says she is now having a boom harvest after taking Mimi’s class on Getting Started with Vegetable Gardening.

Most of our Bulbs arrived today! Check out our full selection here.
(Photo: Allium aflatunense ‘Purple Sensation’)

Garlic and Shallots are on their way (expected to arrive the week of September 24th)


This Sunday, September 9th at 1PM, Learn 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)

Reserve your spot in class with a quick call to 303-939-9403. 


FALL SALE THIS WEEK:

September 3 thru 9 enjoy 25% off perennials, shrubs & trees. 20% off Roses and Fruit Trees, AND 20% off soil products in big bags Compost Tea.

DEEP DISCOUNT AREA

You will find Golden Columbine, Porter’s Aster, Cheddar Pink Dianthus, Greek Oregano, perennial sunflowers, many sedums, Creeping Phlox, Coreopsis, Shasta Daisies  and MORE: 2 ½” pots reduced from $3.95 to $1.75; Quarts reduced from $6.95 to $4. trees and shrubs specials. Hen & Chicks.  4” perennials in flats of 12 or 15 regular $6.95, full flats ONLY $4.20 each. Mix & Match!

 


This Week: soil products in big bags are 20% off!

Soil Products: explained

  • Potting Soil: for putting in pots.
  • Compost: for amending garden soils, for carbon, fertility and biology. Use 30% compost mixed with the soil
  • Mulch: for putting on top of the ground to hold moisture and suppress weeds
  • Walden’s Outdoor Garden Mix: an enhanced compost with forest humus and biochar for amending garden soil or for mixing 50/50 with potting soil for raised beds
  • Fertilizer: for adding stronger fertility like nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus to soils for heavy feeders like food crops
  • Rocky Mountain Minerals (AKA “Rock Dust”): for supplying micro nutrients like calcium, magnesium, iron, etc.

Get your corn gluten while you can! We have a limited supply and now is THE time to apply it to your lawn.


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, 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