The Friends of Extension host a Garden tour on Saturday and Sunday, August 11 &12. Come experience eight private gardens on the west side of Colorado Springs and in Manitou Springs. The tour features an estate garden, themed gardens, artful gardens and gardens with tremendous views. These wonderful gardens will give you ideas for your own walls and walks, flowers and vegetables, patios and private spaces.
Tickets for the tour are available at the Colorado State University Extension office, 305 S. Union Blvd and at Good Earth Garden Center, Phelan’s Garden Center, Rick’s Garden Center, and Stone Path Gardens.
Ticket price is $15 and covers entrance to all eight gardens. The hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both Saturday 8/11 and Sunday 8/12. Proceeds support CSU Extension, El Paso County.
Barbara Bates, Horticulture Agent CSU Extension