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Plant yourself in this gardening series

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The Durango Botanical Society and the Colorado State University Extension Office will present the lecture and workshop series “Rock’n in the Garden” from Sunday through May 15.
All lectures will take place at the Durango Community Recreation Center. The workshops are at the crevice garden site at the Durango Public Library.
4 p.m. Sunday: “A Review of Common Wasps and Bees in Colorado,” by entomologist Whitney Cranshaw. $10.7 p.m. Monday: “Creating Landscape for Insects ... or Not,” by Cranshaw. $10.7 p.m. Tuesday: “Grass is Legal in Durango, but is it Good for the Landscape,” by Mike Smedley. Free.7 p.m. Wednesday: “Colorado is Old Orchard Country,” by Jude Schuenemeyer. Free.7 p.m. May 12: “Why We Garden: Lessons in Vegetable Stupidity,” by Darrin Parmenter. Free.7 p.m. May 13: “Herb Gardens Rock,” by Mountain Thyme Herb Society. Free.7 p.m. May 14: “Rock Garden Presentation,” by Kenton Seth. $15.3 p.m. May 15: Audubon Rockies Habitat Hero Coordinator Jamie Weiss and the Durango Birding Club. Free.May 9-14: Crevice garden workshops at the library.For more information and to register for the presentations, visit, call (970)749-5642 or email

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