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Holiday Garden Party!
December 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Need a last-minute gift, a Christmas Tree or wreath, or maybe just a moment to catch your breath and enjoy a drink by the fire? Join us for light bites, holiday-inspired adult beverages, hot cocoa, s’mores around the fire, workshops & garden talks, and store wide savings on gifts & holiday decor & more!
Fairy Garden Class, 10am. Join us for a morning of fun and creativity while we create whimsical and magical fairy gardens! The STARTER KIT is $25 and includes a 12″ terra cotta container, soil, fertilizer, pebbles, sand, flagstone, decorative rocks, moss, one mini accessory (up to $5.00 value) and 1.5 hours of instruction. THE STARTER KIT DOES NOT INCLUDE PLANTS OR ADDITIONAL ACCESSORIES. We want each participant to be able to choose their own plants and accessories to create a customized one-of-a-kind masterpiece! LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE! Register & Prepay Starter Kit by phone 704-875-8234
The Eco-Friendly Garden, 11am. Join Master Gardener Nancy Hoover to learn all the basics of creating an eco-friendly garden: the importance of native plants, choosing flowers that attract birds and pollinators, what is a host plant, selecting the most useful accessories (bird baths, bee houses, bird feeders), advice on combating pests and disease organically, and much more! Gardens should be beautiful AND functional!
How to Put the Garden to Bed for Winter & Get Ready for Spring, 2pm. Learn all the basics of preparing the garden for winter: what to cut back, what to mulch, what to divide, how often to water, when to sow wildflower seeds, what can overwinter in a container, and more. Get great tips and advice about planning for spring chores like pruning, amending the soil, and cleaning & sterilizing your tools.
Hope to see you soon!