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Mar 28

POSTPONED:  Plant Parenthood Panel Discussion

11 am – Saturday, March 28

Let’s talk about plants! Get some of the best advice from fellow houseplant lovers and experts.

This houseplant-centered panel discussion (and Q&A) features local panelists with a love of #plantparenthood and a dedicated social media following.  Follow along for their regular updates, tips, tricks and beautiful plant pics:

Meagan Chabot (@thebarefootgardener, @raleighplantswap)

Brandon Huber (@bhubzz)

  • PhD student, NC State horticulture.
  • Grower of a diverse range of plants including giant vegetables, aroids, carnivorous plants

Amanda Wright (@amandaraewright)

  • Artist, plant lady, decor lover
  • “Trying to hoard plants in an aesthetically pleasing way.”
  • Making plant-y products, stationery & gifts @witandwhistle

Ashley D
(@plantingtheworldred)

  • Plant collector and YouTuber from Raleigh, NC
  • “All things grow with a little light, love and water.”

This class is a good fit for any houseplant lover at any skill level. Come with your questions & curiosity, we’ll have the advice & coffee.

Stay for lunch from El Jefecito Food Truck (on site 11:30 am – 2:30 pm)

This event is free but we need to prepare so let us know if you’re coming:

REGISTER HERE

Mar 14

Soil Prep & Planting Workshop

10 am – Saturday, March 14

With proper techniques and initial plant care you’ll be able to enjoy your trees & shrubs for many years to come!  In this class, we’ll give you tips and tricks for proper plant selection, how to amend your soil, fertilizing, watering and more!

Workshop may be conducted outdoors.  Workshop is free. 

REGISTER HERE

Mar 7

Pruning Workshop

10 am – Saturday, March 7

(originally postponed from February 28)

Proper pruning techniques applied in the correct season will promote vigor and health in your landscape.  Learn how to properly prune ornamental trees and shrubs.

Workshop will be conducted outdoors.  Wear warm layers and comfy shoes.  Workshop is free. 

REGISTER HERE

Feb 22

Sprouting, Seeding & Microgreens Workshop

10 am – Saturday, February 22

Eat healthy year round! Learn the basics of starting seeds indoors & sprouting microgreens in your home. Workshop includes tips on veggie garden planning, when and how to sow seeds & growing microgreens indoors.  Each participant will plant a selection of microgreens to take home. 

Workshop fee is $15. This is a hands on workshop. All supplies and materials are included in the cost of the workshop.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.  Pay at time of class.

REGISTER HERE

Feb 8

Favorite Person Pot:  Make & Take

10 am – 2 pm

Saturday, February 8

If you want to show someone
that you really care,
Make a living gift
with some personal flair!

Explore your creativity in the Fairview greenhouses!  Craft a one of a kind plant arrangement for that special Valentine.  We’ll have a potting station set with plants, pots, supplies and decorations.  Bring a friend or your valentine to create a unique gift together!

REGISTER HERE