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Oct 12

Fall Container Garden Make & Take

10 am – Saturday, October 12

Create a beautiful display of autumn color that will last all season.  Our experts will show you how to plant the perfect container garden using varying textures and colors of fall. Cost is $40 pp and includes container, soil, fertilizer and wide selection of plants.  Pay at time of class.

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Sep 28

Fall Planning & Planting Seminar

10 am – Saturday, September 28

Fall is the perfect time to plant trees & shrubs.  We’ll discuss our tips for planning, plant selection, and soil preparation to ensure garden success.  During the fall months, soil temperatures are perfect for root growth. The healthier the roots, the healthier the plant. Root establishment in the fall provides a place for plants to store energy for use in the spring.

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Past Events

May 25

Kat N Around German Food Truck

11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Saturday, May 25

Enjoy gourmet, local food while surrounded by beautiful blooms.  The 7th annual Fairview Garden Center Flora and Food Trucks series will feature some of the most popular and delicious food trucks in the Triangle.  These events will take place on spring Saturdays, April 6 through May 25, 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM at 8224 Holly Springs Rd. in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Creating a Tropical Oasis

10 am – Saturday, May 25

Do you wish you could get away but don’t want to spend a fortune on a tropical vacation? Well, with a little creativity and some unusual plants, you can create your own tropical paradise right in your backyard! Let us show you how!

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May 18

The Humble Pig

11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Saturday, May 18

Enjoy gourmet, local food while surrounded by beautiful blooms.  The 7th annual Fairview Garden Center Flora and Food Trucks series will feature some of the most popular and delicious food trucks in the Triangle.  These events will take place on spring Saturdays, April 6 through May 25, 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM at 8224 Holly Springs Rd. in Raleigh, North Carolina.

May 18

What’s Bugging My Plant

10 am – Saturday, May 18

Even those of us with vibrant green thumbs find ourselves with pests in the garden.  Bugs can turn leaves to lace.  Rainy weather can turn our plants from marvelous to moldy.  Let us tell you about our most frustrating garden pests and how to control.  Be sure to include questions or topic requests when registering.

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May 11

Baozi Dumplings

11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Saturday, May 11

Enjoy gourmet, local food while surrounded by beautiful blooms.  The 7th annual Fairview Garden Center Flora and Food Trucks series will feature some of the most popular and delicious food trucks in the Triangle.  These events will take place on spring Saturdays, April 6 through May 25, 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM at 8224 Holly Springs Rd. in Raleigh, North Carolina.

May 11

BFPA Pet Adoption Meet & Greet

Saturday, May 11
11:30 am  – 1:30 pm

Join BFPA (Best Friends Pet Adoption) for a Teacup Fundraiser and Dog Meet & Greet. 100% of donations will benefit BFPA.

In addition, meet some of BFPA’s adoptable dogs at the event.

Dogs expected at this event:
TBD

May 9

Tips & Sips:  Roses & Hydrangeas

6:30 pm

Thursday, May 9

Grab a drink and pull up a seat.  Join us for this “first of it’s kind”, informal, after hours garden discussion.  We’ll provide a few craft brews and discuss our tips and tricks for growing the best blooming roses and hydrangeas around.

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May 4

CockADoodleMoo

11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Saturday, May 4

Enjoy gourmet, local food while surrounded by beautiful blooms.  The 7th annual Fairview Garden Center Flora and Food Trucks series will feature some of the most popular and delicious food trucks in the Triangle.  These events will take place on spring Saturdays, April 6 through May 25, 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM at 8224 Holly Springs Rd. in Raleigh, North Carolina.

May 3

Herb Garden Wine & Design Workshop

6:30 pm – Friday, April 19

Create a flavorful and useful container garden filled with your favorite herbs.  Sip and mingle while playing in the dirt.  We’ll provide the spirits, pot, soil and plants.  Cost is $40.  Pay at time of class.

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Apr 27

Daddy Bob’s BBQ

11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Saturday, April 27

Enjoy gourmet, local food while surrounded by beautiful blooms.  The 7th annual Fairview Garden Center Flora and Food Trucks series will feature some of the most popular and delicious food trucks in the Triangle.  These events will take place on spring Saturdays, April 6 through May 25, 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM at 8224 Holly Springs Rd. in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Apr 20

Porchetta

11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Saturday, April 20

Enjoy gourmet, local food while surrounded by beautiful blooms.  The 7th annual Fairview Garden Center Flora and Food Trucks series will feature some of the most popular and delicious food trucks in the Triangle.  These events will take place on spring Saturdays, April 6 through May 25, 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM at 8224 Holly Springs Rd. in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Apr 19

Hanging Basket Wine & Design Workshop

6:30 pm – Friday, April 19

Create a lush hanging basket for your porch or patio using a combination of our favorite trailing plants.  Sip and mingle while playing in the dirt.  We’ll provide the unique cone hanging basket, soil, plants and spirits.  Cost is $40.  Pay at time of class.

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Apr 13

Baguettaboutit & Bourbon Street Beignets

9:30 am – Beignets
11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Saturday, April 13

Enjoy gourmet, local food while surrounded by beautiful blooms.  The 7th annual Fairview Garden Center Flora and Food Trucks series will feature some of the most popular and delicious food trucks in the Triangle.  These events will take place on spring Saturdays, April 6 through May 25, 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM at 8224 Holly Springs Rd. in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Apr 13

Container Garden Make & Take Workshop

10 am – Saturday, April 13

Container gardening is a great way to get your hands dirty and fulfill your urge to garden on a small scale. Even the smallest, most simple container gardens can add interest to a dull garden spot!  We’ll provide the  tips, tricks, plants, soil & pot to help you build the perfect container garden for your sunny or shady spot.  Cost is $40.  Pay at time of class.

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Apr 6

Make My Mailbox:  Vines & Flowers for Seasonal Color

10 am – Saturday, April 6

Our favorite vines, perennials and annual flowers to add big impact to a small space (like that area around your mailbox).  We’ll give you our tips and tricks for plants that’ll know the socks off the mailman.

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Apr 6

Cousins Maine Lobster

11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Saturday, April 6

Enjoy gourmet, local food while surrounded by beautiful blooms.  The 7th annual Fairview Garden Center Flora and Food Trucks series will feature some of the most popular and delicious food trucks in the Triangle.  These events will take place on spring Saturdays, April 6 through May 25, 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM at 8224 Holly Springs Rd. in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Mar 30

Blooms on Bark:  Flowering Trees

10 am – Saturday, March 30

As vibrant pink blooms emerge on defoliated branches, flowering trees often bring the first signs that Spring is near.  But, what are these magnificent pink bloomers?  There are a wide variety of spring blooming trees to choose from.  We’ll help you narrow down the choices.

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Mar 23

Know, Grow & Sow

10 am – Saturday, March 23

Tips and tricks for planning and planting a vegetable garden.  From site selection to seed and plant choices, learn how to get started and glean a few tips from our experiences.

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Mar 22

Table Top Dish Garden:  Wine & Design

6:30 pm – Friday, March 22

Create a unique, tabletop dish garden for your home or office using lush houseplants and/or succulents.  Sip and mingle while playing in the dirt.  We’ll provide the container, soil, a few plants and natural elements.  Cost is $40.  Pay at time of class.

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Mar 16

Fun Foundation Plants

10 am – Saturday, March 16

Perfectly sheared cubes and spheres have their place in the garden or in certain landscape situations, but in front of our homes they look “old school” and boring. It is past time to shake up our foundation plantings.  To accomplish this, we need to use different plants, shapes, colors, and more curves!  Let’s talk plants for a solid foundation.

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Mar 9

Propagation Workshop

2 pm – Saturday, March 9

A behind the scenes tour and hands on workshop. Join us in the warm greenhouses for a peak into where the magic happens for Spring! We’ll show you our planting and propagation methods and then provide you will pots, soil, cutting and seeds to propagate your own plants at home! Class fee is $25 and includes all materials and instructions. Pay at time of class.

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Mar 9

Dig In: Clay Soils

10 am – Saturday, March 9

Can you dig it?  Let’s get down and dirty.  We’ll show you the proper way to plant in the predominately clay or combination soils found in our area.  We’ll give you our tips, tricks and proper amendments to ensure the healthy growth of your trees and shrubs.

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Mar 2

Pruning Workshop

10 am – Saturday, March 2

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

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Feb 23

How NOT to Kill a Houseplant

10 am – Saturday, February 23

Did you know?: The number one leading cause of houseplant failure is improper lighting conditions. The second leading cause is improper watering. Just like all of us, plants can be picky and they want the best living conditions possible. The important thing to remember is that there is a perfect houseplant for every situation….even for people with black thumbs!  Let us help.

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Feb 16

Succulent & Terrarium Tips

10 am – Saturday, February 16

The succulent & terrarium craze is popular for a reason.  There is a diverse range of plant species available that offer high design and low upkeep.  Succulents and miniature terrarium plants make a great DIY project no matter what your skill level.  We’ll give you the tips, tricks and design suggestions needed to get your green thumb growing!

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Aug 24

How to Choose a Houseplant

10 am – Saturday, August 24

Did you know?: The number one leading cause of houseplant failure is improper lighting conditions. The second leading cause is improper watering. Just like all of us, plants can be picky and they want the best living conditions possible. The important thing to remember is that there is a perfect houseplant for every situation….even for people with black thumbs!  Let us help.

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Sep 14

Edible Autumn Container Garden Make & Take

10 am – Saturday, September 14

Beauty, form and function for fall.  Mixing edible crops with ornamental plants in containers offers greater flexibility – and opportunities too. We’ll help you create an arrangement for autumn that is both beautiful and delicious.  We’ll also discuss our tips and tricks for growing a great fall veggie garden.  Container construction is not required for class attendance.  Cost is $40 pp and includes container, soil, fertilizer and plants.  Pay at time of class.

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