The Betty Ford Alpine Gardens will be hosting a nature writing workshop with Jodie Hollander on Sept. 27 from 3 to 5.30 p.m. The workshop is for writers of all persuasions and ability levels and will focus on creating powerful writing amidst the backdrop of the extraordinary natural beauty of the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Hollander will provide instruction on how to develop and structure your writing. She will also share tips and insights from her own creative process. Prepare for a great discussion, writing prompts, individual work time in the gardens and time for sharing and questions at the end. Light refreshments will be provided. Advanced registration is required. The writing workshop will take place at the Gardens Education Center in Ford Park. Price is $35 per person. To register, please call 970-476-0103, ext. 3.