Classes & Events

Classes are scheduled throughout the year ranging from garden growing and care to craft classes during the  holidays. Check back often, or call us and we’ll be happy to let you know what’s coming up.

Unless otherwise stated, all classes are free. Please sign up for classes in advance at (970) 565-8274. Classes and workshops that are “make and take” generally fill quickly and we have to order supplies in order to make sure we have enough materials for everyone, so it’s important that you register for those classes.

If there’s something you’d like to see us add to our list, please let us know that as well and we’ll be happy to see what we can do. Our best ideas sometimes come from our customers. We are also happy to accommodate special group requests. Be a lifelong learner! Call us today to schedule your group or club.

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February 15   2 pm   Making the Cut – A Hands on Pruning Workshop – Confused about how, when, and what to prune to keep your yard looking perfect? Take the mystery out of pruning with this workshop that will focus on pruning trees.

February 22    2 pm   Houseplant Basics – Maybe you received a new houseplant for Christmas but don’t know how to care for it. Houseplants are hot right now in the plant world! Join Vic as he walks you through basic care, light requirements, how to scout and treat pests and pet safety for your houseplants.

February 29   2 pm   Summer Success – One of our goals is to help you be successful in your garden. Join us for this class where we’ll talk about soil, watering, the importance of fertilizer, how to scout for and treat bugs, light requirements and give some suggestions and guidance for what to plant to guarantee success.

March 7   2 pm   Orchid Mania – Who doesn’t love the exotic look of an orchid? Yet many people are scared off by the myth that they are difficult to care for. In this class we’ll walk you through the steps to orchid success and show you how easy they really can be.

March 14   2 pm  Transplanted Gardeners – Calling all “transplanted” new folks in the area! Although it can be a gardening challenge here, it doesn’t have to be. We’ll help you navigate your first seasons with friendly advice and some helpful tips & tricks for gardening success at your new home in the Southwest!

March 21   10 am  Pruning with the Pro – A Hands on Pruning Workshop – Confused about how, when, and what to prune to keep your yard looking perfect? Take the mystery out of pruning with this workshop that will focus on pruning shrubs and roses.

March 28   10 am  Desert Delights – Cactus & Succulent Make & Take Workshop  Adding to our popular make & take classes, you’ll create your own cactus garden in this workshop. Fee will be based on the container and plants you choose but generally should be in the $25-$45 range. Space is limited- please call 565-8274 in advance to register.

April 4  10 am & 2 pm Basket Builder Workshop – Design and plant your own hanging basket this year! In this workshop you’ll design and plant your own hanging basket then leave it here to grow. Pick it up by May 10th when it’s time to hang it outside. Fee of $45 includes a 12″ hanging basket, soil, and plants to create your own stunning custom basket. Space is limited- please call 565-8274 in advance to register.

April 11  10 am & 2 pm  Spillers, Thrillers, Fillers & Chillers- If you’ve admired our patio pots or hanging baskets in the past, here’s your chance to create your own! This class was so popular last year that we’ve added several weekends this year. You’ll design and plant your own masterpiece container, leave it here to grow, then pick it up by May 10th when it’s time to put it out. Fee of $45 includes a 16″ pot, soil, and plants to create your own stunning custom container. Space is limited- please call 565-8274 in advance to register.

April 18   10 am & 2 pm   Spillers, Thrillers, Fillers & Chillers- If you’ve admired our patio pots or hanging baskets in the past, here’s your chance to create your own! This class was so popular last year that we’ve added several weekends this year. You’ll design and plant your own masterpiece container, leave it here to grow, then pick it up by May 10th when it’s time to put it out. Fee of $45 includes a 16″ pot, soil, and plants to create your own stunning custom container. Space is limited- please call 565-8274 in advance to register.

April 25  10 am  Totally Tomatoes (and peppers!) – If you’ve had our winter tomatoes, or purchased some of our spring starter plants, you know that Vic is “totally tomatoes!” Join him as he explores the world of tomatoes and peppers from seed to harvest. He’ll cover what varieties to choose for which purpose, how to plant and fertilize for a hefty harvest, and how to spot and treat pests and problems like blossom end rot.