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Oct 28

Whimsical Planter Workshop

Saturday, October 28
10:00 am
$30 pp

Make it spooky or make it sweet! 

When it comes to gardening, a little imagination can go a long way.  Join us for a hands-on whimsical garden workshop where we’ll show you how to plant a small garden in almost anything!  Choose an unusual container or bring your own.  Ideas include (but definitely not limited to):
  • Anything that will hold soil  (Drain holes are optional)
  • Old boot or shoe
  • Cracked favorite bowl
  • Hat
  • Bottle
  • Planting in something that has a happy memory is always fun!
  • Think of something spooky to compliment your Halloween decor!

Container should be no more than 10″ ‘in diameter.  Class fee includes plants, soil and fertilizer.  $20pp (or per container).  Pay at time of class.

Registration required.  $30 per person or per creation. Pay at time of class.

Oct 21

Yoga in the Greenhouse

Saturday, October 21
9:00 am 

Join us for an energizing flow with our friends from YogaSix Holly Springs.  Enjoy a relaxing yoga flow while surrounded by fall’s favorite flowers and luscious, air-purifying tropical plants.

Oct 14

Fall Container Garden Workshop

Saturday, October 14
10am – 12pm
$40 pp

Bring the colors of Autumn to your porch or patio by designing your own custom container garden!  We’ll provide the pot, plants, soil and fertilizer and show you how to create a one of a kind container garden.  We’ll have plenty of homegrown flowers and foliage for you to choose from!

The cost of the class is $40 pp.  Registration is required and participation is limited.  Pay at time of class.


Feb 24

Pruning Workshop & Demo

Saturday, February 24
12:00 PM

Pruning is both parts science and art. Join us for a walk through our nursery and display garden. We’ll discuss what to prune, when to prune it and how to prune it. We will demonstrate pruning methods and techniques to ensure you make the right cuts in your landscape.

Feb 18

Paint Your Pet’s Portrait

Sunday, February 18
1pm – 5pm

Enjoy an afternoon painting your pet’s portrait at Fairview Garden Center in Raleigh, North Carolina! Register yourself, your friends or your family!

A percentage of the proceeds from this event will go to local rescue, Best Friend Pet Adoption! To learn more visit their website at www.bfpa.org!

There are three steps required for registration: 
  • First, provide your information and each additional painter’s information you are registering. 
  • Second, upload each painter’s close-up photo of their pet.
  • Third, checkout and payment.

Are you registering multiple painters?

Each additional painter will need to supply you with a close-up photo of their pet before you can complete their registration portion. After completing a painter’s registration you will be prompted to add additional painters.

NOTE: Register “As Soon As Possible.” Seating is limited to 26 painters per event. Registration and images need to be submitted before February 12, 2023

Artist/Instructor, Sherry Kendall, needs time to draw each painter’s single pet image on their 11″ x 14″ canvas prior to the event!

Feb 10

Propagation Workshop

Saturday, February 10
11:00 am or 2:00 pm
(choose time of registration form below)

Join us for a Make & Take Propagation Workshop complete with a behind the scenes tour of our growing greenhouses. Each participant will propagate and plant at least 5 plants to take home and grow.
All materials will be provided. Please bring gloves or pruning sheers if desired. The workshop will include a tour of our production greenhouse as well as a discussion on propagation techniques and growing strategies.

Feb 10

Roots Revealed:  Greenhouse Open House

Saturday, February 10
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

From our hands to your home: Join us for a day of behind the scenes tours, hands-on workshops, free potting stations and rare houseplants!

Propagation Workshops
11:00 am & 2:00 pm

Join us for a Make & Take Propagation Workshop complete with a behind the scenes tour of our growing greenhouses. Each participant will propagate and plant at least 5 plants to take home and grow.
Houseplant Q&A Sessions
10:00 am & 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm

Bring your burning houseplant questions for our experts and fellow plant lovers.  We’ll have  open sessions in our greenhouse throughout the day where we’ll discuss the questions we get asked the most.  Invite your friends for an open discussion of houseplant tips & tricks.

FREE Custom Potting
all day

We’ll pot any plant of pottery purchase free of charge.  Need to pot up a fast growing houseplant?  Let us handle the dirty work.  Soil, fertilizer and labor included with purchase of a plant or pot.

Mar 30

Spring Floral Centerpiece Make & Take

Saturday, March 30
10:00 am
$50 per arrangement

Add a burst of color to your Spring décor for the Easter holiday table and beyond. Join us for a Make & Take workshop where we’ll guide you through the creation of a stunning spring floral centerpiece that will elevate any tabletop.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

Creating a Vibrant Spring Display: Carmen will demonstrate how to artfully plant an array of colorful spring flowers into a beautiful centerpiece that captures the essence of the season.

Perfect for Easter and Beyond: While designed with the Easter holiday table in mind, your masterpiece will be versatile enough to grace any indoor or outdoor space throughout the entire spring season.

All-Inclusive Workshop: The class fee is $50 per person and includes everything you need including decorative container, soil, plants and fertilizer. Just bring your creativity and enthusiasm, and we’ll take care of the rest!

Mar 23

“Chat with Chance”: Your Spring Plant Preview!

Saturday, March 23
10:00 am

We’re thrilled to invite you to join us for a fun and informative session where we’ll introduce you to some of our favorite spring plants grown in our greenhouses.

Here’s what you can expect:

  1. Discover New Introductions and Old Favorites: Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting out, there’s always something new to explore. We’ll showcase new introductions alongside beloved classics.
  2. Explore a Kaleidoscope of Colors and Varieties: From vibrant blooms to lush foliage, we’ll take you on a journey through nature’s palette and inspire your gardening endeavors.
  3. Get Insider Growing Tips: Chance is an production assistant grower with years of experience.  He will be sharing valuable growing tips and tricks for each plant and flower featured. Whether it’s soil preparation, watering techniques, or pest control, we’ve got you covered.
  4. Banish Spring Fever and Get Ready to Dig In: Say goodbye to spring fever and hello to the excitement of digging into your garden this season.

Mar 16

Vegetable Garden Class:  Know, Sow, Grow

Saturday, March 16
10:00 am

Are you ready to embark on the journey of starting your very own vegetable garden? We understand that it might seem like a daunting task at first, but fear not! With the right guidance and resources, it can be an incredibly rewarding experience.

Join us for an informative session where you’ll learn everything you need to know to kickstart your vegetable garden journey. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a complete novice, this class is perfect for anyone looking to cultivate their own fresh produce. From site selection to seed and plant choices, learn how to get started and glean a few tips from our experiences.

Mar 2

Critter Prevention Class

Saturday, March 2
10:00 am

Are pesky critters wreaking havoc in your garden? From moles tunneling through your lawn to voles nibbling at plant roots, and deer and rabbits treating your garden as their personal buffet, dealing with garden pests can be a real challenge. But fear not! We’ve got you covered.

Join us for an insightful discussion on controlling and coexisting with these furry invaders. Here’s what you can expect:

  1. Tackling Moles and Voles: From natural repellents to strategic planting techniques, we’ll equip you with the knowledge to reclaim your garden.
  2. Keeping Deer and Rabbits at Bay: From scent deterrents to physical barriers, we’ll explore a range of options to protect your plants from these hungry visitors.
  3. Living in Harmony with Wildlife: While it’s important to control garden pests, it’s also essential to find ways to coexist with wildlife peacefully. We’ll discuss eco-friendly approaches to pest management.
  4. Q&A Session: Have burning questions about specific pest problems in your garden? Our experts will be on hand to answer your queries and provide tailored advice to address your unique challenges.