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How NOT to Kill a Plant
10:00 a.m. • Saturday, April 1
Turn your brown thumb green with a few or our easy tips. We’ll discuss:
- How to select the right plant for the right location.
- How to properly plant to ensure healthy growth.
- How to water and maintain for seasons to come.
- We’ll talk about annuals, perennials, trees & shrubs.
Container Garden Make & Take: Vegetables
10:00 a.m. • Saturday, April 8
A harvest on your doorstep. Join us in the greenhouse for this hands on workshop. We’ll create a one of a kind container garden with home-grown veggie plants. Each participant will receive a container, soil, fertilizer and a few vegetable plants. We’ll discuss how to plant and maintain your vegetable container garden so that you get a fantastic backyard harvest! Cost is $25. Pay at time of class.
Container Garden Seminar
10:00 a.m. • Saturday, April 15
Creating an eye-catching container garden is all about following a few basic principles. We’ll discuss how to transform a home or garden area using container gardens and annual beds. This seminar will take you through design principles to keep in mind when combining plants in containers and choosing the right plant for the right place for the right kind of garden.
Pet Friendly Gardens
10:00 a.m. • Saturday, April 22
Make a plan for your plants and your pooch. Create an outdoor space that the whole family will love…even the furry ones! We’ll discuss tips, tricks and plant suggestions for designing a landscape that will allow for plenty of planting and playing.
Container Garden Make & Take
10:00 a.m. • Saturday, April 29
Bring home the beauty but skip the sweeping (we’ll take care of that for you). Join us in the greenhouse as we share our tips and tricks for creating a lush, tropical container garden. Choose your plants and plant your container with the help of our experts. Bring your containers from home or choose a new one from our wide selection of pottery. $10 class fee includes soil, fertilizer and assistance. Plants and containers sold separately.
Pruning Seminar & Demonstration
10:00 a.m. • Saturday, March 4
Pruning is both an art and a science. Proper pruning is all about timing and technique. The best advice that I can give someone about pruning is to learn a little about what you are doing, and be bold! Join us for a stroll around the garden as we talk about how and when to make the right cut on the right plant! Class is free.
Discussion on Mole & Vole Control
10:00 a.m. • Saturday, March 11
Holy Moley…they’re destroying my yard! Moles and Voles are furry critters that use your manicured lawn as their personal superhighway, eating the root of your favorite flowers along the way. We’ll discuss a few tried and true methods for controlling these critters and the damage they can cause to your landscape.
Creating Curb Appeal
10:00 a.m. • Saturday, March 18
Make a great first impression with a beautifully landscaped entrance that will be the envy of the neighborhood. Join Landscape Designer, Paige Moody of Arbor Enterprises and Fairview Nursery Manager, Nita Hudson as they discuss their tips, tricks and favorite plants to create fantastic curb appeal.
Paige Moody, owner of Arbor Enterprises and recipient of the Oakland Award for Excellence in Horticulture in North Carolina will offer landscape suggestions and answer questions based on her over 30 years of experience.
Veggie Garden Basics
10:00 a.m. • Saturday, March 25
Whether you’re a longtime gardener or a beginner, growing great tasting, good for you food is actually pretty easy. From site selection & bed prep to seed starting & harvest…learn all you need to know at our free grow your own workshop.