Workshops, Classes & Seminars

We offer a variety of free,  informative seminars plus great make-and-take workshops throughout the year.  Below is a list of our current schedule.  We love sharing our knowledge and teaching others how to garden! Space is limited and classes will fill up quickly so register today to save your place!  You may register online with pay-pal by clicking the link in each description, in store, or by calling us at (919) 878-8877.  Want a private workshop?  We offer weekday container garden and fairy garden workshops for groups of 6 or more.


Orchids are Easy!
October 10th – 10am– During our Fall Open House!
Love orchids, but afraid to take one home? Maybe you received an orchid as a gift and now want to make sure you take care of it properly? Then this is the workshop for you. Learn basic orchid care from the experts and we’ll show you how easy it is!  Space is Limited! Class instruction is just $5!  Register today to save your space!
Composting in Your Backyard!
October 10th11am – During our Fall Open House
Learn how to turn yard waste and kitchen scraps into a wonderful mulch called compost!    Learn easy steps for backyard composting is from Dick Sloane, Master Composter with Waste Reduction Partners.   Class is FREE but please register to save your space.

The Lawn of Your Dreams!
October 10th1pm – During our Fall Open House
Have you had problems growing fescue in the past?  Let us help you grow a beautiful fescue lawn 12 months out of the year! Join us as we welcome back former manager Jason Holt for a class on lawn care! We’ll start the discussion with soil and weeds and include seeding, fertilization and ongoing care.  Bring in weeds from your lawn for identification and a sample of your soil for testing – as always, we will perform both at no charge!  Let our experts help you turn your lawn into the envy of your neighborhood!  Cost is FREE but please register in advance. 

Vertical Gardening
Saturday, Oct. 17th 10am
Join us to make a fun vertical garden! Vertical gardening is a new and growing trend for gardening. It’s not just for small spaces, it’s also a great way to decorate any vertical surface. Cost is just $20 and includes a FREE vertical planter (a $40 retail value!). Come prepared to purchase your plants and soil to fill it. Register online.

Advanced Orchid Care
October 24th – 10am

Are you interested in growing your own orchid, getting it to re-bloom and controlling pests and disease? Learn advanced orchid care from the experts. Registration fee is $5.00. Space is limited – reserve your space today by registering online or in-store. Register here.


Success with Succulents
November 7th – 10am
Succulent gardens are a big trend in gardening and home decor! Join us to learn about succulent care and design while we help you create a fun, modern, dish garden! Fee is $10 and includes instruction, design assistance and specialty planting medium. Plants will be selected and purchased during class.  Come prepared to purchase a container or bring your favorite from home.  Register online here.

Fall Fairy Gardening
November 7th – 1pm
Join us to make a miniature fall garden.  These miniature gardens, complete with small plants, walkways, and trinkets are a delightful addition to the garden. With endless design possibilities all you need is a big imagination. Included in the class are the following materials at no charge:  container, metro-mix premium soil, fertilizer, sand and gravel for your walkways, moss, miniature pumpkin, and one birdhouse/ or bird feeder and one birdbath/ or garden tools. ($30.00 retail value). Plants and furniture will need to be selected and purchased on day of class.  Participants receive 10% off additional fairy gardening pieces and plants during the class. Class fees: Adult fee is $25.  For an adult and child both making a fairy garden the fee is $25 per adult, $10 per child (limit of 1 child per adult to allow for adequate assistance).  If adult does not want to make their own garden, the fee is $25 per child (adult supervision still required). Register quickly; these classes fill up fast!


Stay tuned for make & give holiday workshops!







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