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Garden Spot Hours For April: 9am - 6pm Everyday
Spring 2018 Events
Make It And Take It Hanging ‘Garden Spot Basket’
9am: Saturday April 14
Our designer Nancy Elvebak will guide you in design, color, and plant choices to create something extra special this year. Make a sun or shade basket in an extra large 18 inch hanging basket. Class fee is $79.00.
9am: Saturday April 21
Bring patio-sized containers from home or choose from our own fabulous collection. Our expert designers will help you gather the right combination of plants. Organic Gardner & Bloome Blue Ribbon soil will be provided free of charge for this special day.
Class on Hydrangeas 101
9am: Saturday April 28
Hydrangeas are a timeless classic. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about these colorful shrubs. Jill Porter of Baileys Nursery will share her years of experience, introducing new and old favorite varieties, along with their care and pruning. Class is free.
“Make It And Take It” Mounting Staghorn Fern
9am: Saturday June 2
Mount a Staghorn Fern onto an 8” recycled wooden plank with Gerry Zimmerman. He will take you step by step in this fun “make it and take it” class. Staghorns are epiphytic plants and with moss, their roots will attach to its new home. $39.00 covers all supplies.
9am: Saturday, June 9
Tropicals In Your Summer Garden
Gerry Zimmerman will help you select just the right plants for you to live in your very own tropical paradise! Mandavilla, Bougainvillia , Daturas, are just some of the Tropical plants to give your garden an exotic look with strange and foreign textures, colors, blooms, and scents along the way. Gerry will also give you tips on wintering over your tropicals indoors. Class is free.
“Make It And Take It” Plant An Old Boot For Dad.
9am: Saturday June 16
Plant a garden in dads favorite old pair of boots or shoes. This is a special gift that will be treasured. Workshop fee $10.00 covers all supplies.
Fairy Day Fun At The Garden Spot
11am - 2pm: Saturday, June 23
In celebration of International Fairy Day on the 23rd, Garden Spot Nursery will be hosting a party for fairy enthusiasts young and old alike. Kids (and adults too) are invited to come in costume. The fairy parade starts at high noon for a promenade around the nursery. Enjoy some fairy food, make your own fairy crown, and have your face painted by a local artist. Enter our drawing for a chance to win a potted fairy garden! Event is free.
Make And Take Party Picnic Table Planter
11am - 2pm: Saturday June 30
Create a flowering Solar fireflies lantern planter for your backyard or camping picnic table. The perfect gift when your invited to a friends picnic. $24.00 class fee includes lighting and all plants and supplies.
Lily Class With Melinda Creed
9am: Saturday, July 7
Oriental Lily Lovers meet our local grower, Melinda Creed. Melinda grows about 40 varieties, including several of the new "rosily" which are double/multi layered lilies that are pollen free! Lilies are drought tolerant, bee friendly plants that will turn your summer garden into a fragrant feast of color. Perfect plant to grow in and around mid to taller plants in your border. They are also fabulous in pots! There will be a special discount of Melinda's collection at the event. The class is free. .
Bamboo... Rewarding To Grow, Beautiful And Unique To Your Garden Space.
9am: Saturday July 14
Bamboo... Rewarding to grow, beautiful and unique to your garden space. It can be the right plant when you learn its value.
Chris Glatz, a Japanese gardening professional, was the head gardener at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Garden in Delray Beach, FL for 10 years. He will share his experience and techniques for planting and maintaining bamboo and how it can fit in any garden style. Class is free.
Make It And Take It Sedum Wall Planter Class
11am - 2pm: Saturday July 21
Let Marcy guide you in making your own sedum living wall garden with hardy succulents. Wall gardens can be hung on any sunny wall. Class fee of $49 covers all supplies.
Start Your Fall Vegetable Seeds Now..
9am: Saturday, Jul 28
Nothing tastes better than homegrown
vegetables from your garden. Join Kim as she instructs you on the basics of starting your vegetables from seed, indoors and out, to help you have the most successful fall harvest. Class is free. .