Gardening Workshops Spring 2018

Gardening Workshops Spring 2018

Ideal for a beginner or intermediate gardener, our spring workshops are designed to help you improve your gardening knowledge. Come armed with questions and learn from our experts.

All workshops are at 10am unless otherwise noted. Dates and times are subject to change. Download our current workshop schedule here:

Printable Workshop Schedule

Starting Seeds Indoors
March 31*

Starting your own plants from seed is fun, easy, and a great way to stretch your garden budget. Kick off
the 2018 growing season with our in depth seed starting demonstration. Learn how to start annual flowers, herbs, and vegetables, the best way to care for your seeds as they grow, and many more tips and techniques for successful growing *This workshop is tentatively scheduled—please check with us the week prior to the event.

Gardening from the Ground Up
April 7

This botanical boot camp is designed especially for beginner gardeners. We will take the intimidation out of gardening by teaching you the basics. Learn how to determine your soil type, improve your soil, determine your sun exposure, choose the right plants, and water efficiently.

Soil, Compost and Mulch
April 14

A successful garden is in the soil. Learn what differentiates soil, compost, and mulch. Do you need to replace your garden soil this year? How much mulch is enough?

Grow Your Own Herbs
April 21

Everyone loves an herb garden near the kitchen! Learn how to grow your own culinary and medicinal herbs at home. We will cover growing requirements, choosing a successful combination of plants, harvesting techniques and post harvest storage.

The Fragrant Garden
April 28

Gardens should appeal to all senses. Come and explore with us the wide assortment of annuals, perennials, herbs, roses and shrubs that can provide a season long supply of scents that will make your neighbors sniffing over the fence.

Identifying and Using Native Plants in the Landscape
May 5

Native plants offer great environmental diversity to your garden landscape.  Learn why they are so valuable, how to identify the common ones and how to use them to improve your landscape

Vegetable Time
May 12

Do you want a vegetable garden and need help getting started?  Come and explore the basics of creating a usable space then selecting the right varieties of veggies for your needs.  Tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and many more seedlings will be available on this perfect weekend to get the veggie garden started.

Attracting Pollinators to your Garden
May 19

Pollinators play an essential role in ensuring productive harvests and are becoming increasingly rare. In this workshop, learn how to attract pollinators such as honeybees and hummingbirds to your garden. We will cover everything you can do to create an ideal habitat for these beautiful and necessary pollinators.

Spring Container Gardening
May 26

It’s time to spruce up those window boxes and planters! Join us to learn how to create the most striking containers on your block. We will cover choosing the right container, soil and plant selection, and seasonal design. Bring your own container or choose from our beautiful pottery.

Pruning Essentials
June 2

One of a gardener’s most important tasks, pruning can be as simple or complex as you’d like. In this session, we’ll introduce you to most important aspects of pruning—why prune, when to prune, how to prune and examples of pruning techniques on a variety of common plants, shrubs and ornamental trees. Bring questions.

Shade Gardening
June 9

Are you looking to bring life to your shade garden? This workshop will help you design a beautiful garden using shade tolerant annuals and perennials. You will learn reliable shade garden plants, how to provide texture and flow and how to incorporate color into your shade garden. Bring your questions and challenges for our team.

Summer Bloomers
June 16

Ensuring consistent color in your garden can be a challenge. This workshop features dependable, low maintenance perennials and flowering shrubs that will guarantee beautiful color in your garden all summer long. We’ll have a perennial expert here to discuss popular summer blooming plants, gardening tips, and techniques for lasting color.

The Art of Growing Cannabis
June 23

New this season, this session will teach you basic techniques for growing cannabis at home. Learn how to choose the right location and create the ideal environment by understanding light cycles, air flow, soil chemistry, watering and plant diseases.

Organic Pest and Disease Management
June 30

This workshop will tackle the obstacles you face while gardening. We will cover pests, diseases, soil deficiencies, and other garden problems. Come with questions and photos of your problems and we will help find a solution!

By | 2018-07-06T15:55:10+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Garden Tips, Hot Topics, Uncategorized|2 Comments


  1. Herb July 15, 2018 at 8:10 pm - Reply

    Are you going to offer cannabis workshop again?

    • pemberton August 17, 2018 at 8:21 pm - Reply

      Hi! We don’t have one on the schedule yet, but hopefully we will soon. Thanks for your interest.

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