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 date of the seminar below, 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.


EVENT – Fairy Festival
Sat. June 21st

In honor of National Fairy Day join us for our Fairy Festival on Saturday June 21st!  Sip on fairy punch while you shop our special one-day-only sales and enjoy a day full of fairy fun.  We will have register to win prizes and kids activities. Enjoy a cupcake from Joy, the Not Just Icing cupcake truck until noon!

Fairy Garden Contest

Have you recently taken one of our fairy classes or made a fairy garden?Enter our fairy garden competition!

Entries will be accepted 9-5 Friday, June 20th and until 10 am on Saturday, June 21st.  Our special guest judges will pick a winner and runner up to win Atlantic Avenue Orchid & Garden gift cards!  We will also award a certificate for most all-natural fairy garden.  Separate category for kids 12 and under.

Come see all the entries Saturday morning!

Sales – One Day Only – Saturday 6/21

(Can not be combined with June Rewards)
25% OFF all Fairy Gardening Furniture & Accessories
Buy 3 Get 1 FREE 3 1/2″ Miniature Plants (or save 25% OFF when you buy any quantity over 4)
Buy 3 Get 1 FREE 4″ Potted Herbs (or save 25% OFF when you buy any quantity over 4)
25% OFF all Outdoor Containers

Kids Activities
Participate in a pint sized birds nest craft perfect for your fairy garden, feed Joy our giant Koi and enjoy a worm farm presentation (vermicomposting) at 1pm!

Reuse & Recycle with Worms! – 1pm
Learn to create your very own worm farm, which is known to horticulturalists as vermicomposting.  Recycle kitchen waste by feeding it to the worms.  Let the worms do their magic and you will harvest a nutrient rich product to enrich soil.
Ms Debbie, the worm farmer has been composting and using worms for many years to help her gardens. She will show you step by step how easy it is to start a worm farm this summer and have for many years to come.  Enter to WIN a worm starter kit!

Event Schedule – Saturday June 21st

9 am - Store Opens, Sales & Prize Registration Begin & Garden Contest Registration Continues
9am – 12pm - Grab a cupcake from the Not Just Icing Cupcake Truck!
10 am – 2 pm - Kids Craft Stations
10 am - Fairy Garden Contest Registration Closes
11 am - Fairy Garden Judging Begins
12 pm - Fairy Garden Winners Calculated and Announced (Do not need to be present to win)
1 pm - Worm Farm Presentation – Learn about vermicomposting and Enter to WIN a worm farm starter kit!