When: Aug. 8-9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 2009
a self-led tour through eleven private gardens from the Old North End to South of Downtown neighborhoods. Garden themes and designs include permaculture, colonial, high desert and more. Proceeds benefit student scholarships and gardening programs. Tickets are available at Spencer's Garden Center (1430 S. Tejon St.), Rick's Garden Center (1827 W. Uintah St.) and other businesses. Hosted by the Colorado Federation of Garden Clubs.