Versatile Groundcovers for Waterwise Landscapes

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Did you know that groundcovers can be functional and beautiful? Generally less than 24 inches tall, these low-growing plants can become an important, water-wise feature of your landscape. Many xeric groundcovers are wonderfully suited to dry slopes, perennial borders, in between stepping stones, and as replacement for traditional lawns. Join Craig as he shares the […]

Top 7 Tree Care Myths Debunked

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Should trees be staked after planting? What does the root system of a tree really look like? What about fast-growing trees? Should you reduce the height to make them safer? These and 4 other tree care myths will be examined in this brand new class. Feature Instructor: Craig Miller, ISA Certified Arborist. Since 1970, Craig […]

Made In The Shade

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

A shady spot in your landscape offers the opportunity to grow some unique plant selections that not only tolerate shade but prefer it. These include richly-colored flowers, plants with lush foliage, flowering groundcovers, and vines that will climb and provide cover. Come learn the basics of 38 trees, shrubs, and perennials that thrive in full […]

10 Things NOT to Do in Your Landscape

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

This is your comprehensive guide to over watering, over planting, herbicide misapplication, tree abuse, and inappropriate species selection. Join us to learn how you can be the best steward of your own garden! Feature Instructor: Craig Miller, ISA Certified Arborist. Since 1970, Craig has dedicated his career to the Green Industry. He has worked in […]

Garden Iris Rhizome Sale with Mountains & Plains Iris Society

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

If you love garden iris that bloom in spring, don’t miss this opportunity to purchase iris rhizomes to plant fall! Shared from their own gardens, our friends from Mountains & Plains Iris Society will be featuring varieties of iris rhizomes that you simply will not find anywhere else! Come early for the best selection. The […]

Art of Ikebana Demonstration

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Generously presented by the Denver Chapter of Ikebana International. Limit: 50 guests | No fee, but please register here. Experience the distinctively Japanese art of floral arranging! As a master instructor creates several different arrangements during the demonstration, a narrator will describe the thoughtful process behind each shape and form.

Blooming Streptocarpus Sale with the Rocky Mountain Streptocarpus Society

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Discover beautiful flowering streptocarpus and other unique gesneriads brought to you by the passionate hobbyists who grow them best! Our friends from the Rocky Mountain Streptocarpus Society will share with you all you need to know for success. These collector plants run out the door quickly, so be sure to come early for the best […]

Japanese Table Tea Ceremony Demonstration

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Generously presented by Sho-fu-kai of Denver Botanic Gardens Limit: 30 guests | No fee, but please register here. In this special table demonstration of a Japanese tea ceremony, glimpse a tradition dearly held in Japanese culture. Please register to reserve your seat for this special experience. (No tea samples.)

Art of Origami Workshop

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Generously presented by the Japan America Society of Colorado. Limit: 20 guests | Participants must be middle school age or older | No fee, but please register here. With thoughtful, step-by-step instruction, learn the careful folds of traditional to contemporary origami. During this hands-on class, you will also learn the special story behind 1,000 Cranes. […]

Denver Taiko Japanese Drumming

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Tagawa Gardens with a spectacular experience of Japanese drumming by Denver Taiko! As one of Tagawa’s most beloved community traditions, we are thrilled to welcome Denver Taiko back to our stage! No registration required. Just come enjoy!   

Art of Ikenobo Ikebana Demonstration

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Generously presented by the Ikenobo Colorado Chapter. Limit: 50 guests | No fee, but please register here. Experience the history and culture behind traditional Ikenobo Ikebana flower arranging. During the demonstration, four arrangements will be made, displaying the history of ikebana from the 4th Century.

The Bluzinators: Blues Brothers Bootleg Roadshow

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Back by popular demand, Tagawa Gardens and Arapahoe Libraries are partnering to bring you a live concert experience right here inside the greenhouse! With a unique blend of jump blues, big band swing and traditional blues, the Bluzinators will mix it up with your favorites from the Blues Brothers, Elvis, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Tommy […]