You are invited to weigh in on your trial garden favorites, a tradition that began in 2018.
Participants at Public Evaluation Day will view over 1,200 different varieties of annual flowers and nearly 400 new varieties to select the winning flowers."
Know before you go
- The event is free and open to the public.
- Free parking will be available on CSU campus lots on Saturday. Participants can park in the campus lot on the corner of Matthews and Pitkin streets, northeast of the University Center for the Arts.
- Participants will be given three flags to indicate their top flowers in both the Annual and Perennial Gardens.
- Guided 30-minute tours will take place at 9, 10 and 11 a.m.
- Folks can look at plants that thrive in the shade, which are good for people who live in apartments. They are located under the shade structure.
- Blue flags indicate new plant varieties.
- Hal’s Coffee will be available for purchase in addition to free refreshments.
- Door prizes will be awarded at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.
- Planting activities for kids of all ages with free plants!
About the Trial Gardens click here.
If you don't make it for voting day, plan a quick trip to the Trial Gardens - they are outstanding and a beautiful way to spend a morning, afternoon, or summer evening.