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Seminars

2021 Wee Wednesdays!

April 21 – Canvas and Cookies (Sargent’s North)
Spring is in the air. Your child will enjoy eating cookies and painting a colorful flower to brighten their day.

May 19 – Beanpole Teepee Garden (Sargent’s North)
Time for garden fun! Come hear the classic beanstalk story. Plus, help us build a teepee garden fort for growing beans.

June 16 – Water Gardening (Sargent’s North)
Come and explore the pond with us as we learn about plants that like to grow in water. We will pot a water plant just for fun!

July 21 – I Spy – Identifying Things In Nature (Sargent’s North)
Join us for a scavenger hunt at Sargent’s Garden Center. Kids will get to explore and seek out nature’s treasures.

August 18 – The Raptors Are Coming! (Sargent’s North)
Come and enjoy a lesson on birds and raptors from our friends at Oxbow Park. Kids will get to see live owls and learn why birds are important to have around. (ONE CLASS ONLY – 10:30)

September 15 – Big Machines (Sargent’s North)
Don’t miss this demo of the big machines we use to make beautiful land scapes! Skid loaders to move lots of dirt and excavators to lift big rocks.

October 20 – Textures of Fall (Sargent’s North)
Use crayon and paper to bring garden textures to life. We will learn that leaves do much more than make great piles for jumping.

November 17 – Globe Gardens (Sargent’s on 2nd)
Join us as we create a winter terrarium scene to enjoy all season long.

December 15 – My Wee Christmas Tree (Sargent’s on 2nd)
Decorate your very own “wee” Christmas tree with oodles of sparkly, bright trimmings. This Wee Wednesday tradition will include a reading of Mr. Willoby’s Christmas Tree and a tree that lives well beyond the holidays.

2021 Spring Virtual Seminars

March 6 – Succulent, Make at Home – $75
Succulents are low maintenance and trendy. Join us for a virtual workshop where you will receive a kit with an 8″ concrete container and five 3″ succulents as well as the sand and decorative boulder to finish off the container. Our experts will be instructing you along the way as you arrange your plants.

March 13 – Seed Selection & Starting – $5
Join us for an interactive zoom where we will cover how and when to start your own vegetables from seed. Topics we will cover include seed selection, starting your seeds, timing and eventually planting them outside.

March 20 – Terrarium, Make at Home – $75
Our expert host will guide your team through the terrarium-building process, providing tips and insight on how to care for the plants to help them thrive. These terrariums are easy to care for and add a nice touch of nature to any indoor setting.

March 27 – Bulbs & Fairies, Make at Home – $75
Our expert host will guide your team through the terrarium-building process, providing tips and insight on how to care for the plants to help them thrive. These terrariums are easy to care for and add a nice touch of nature to any indoor setting.

April 10 – Kokedama, Make At Home – $40
Kokedama is a Japanese gardening technique that involves wrapping the plant in soil and moss instead of placing it in a pot. Hear best practices and learn how to maintain your Kokedama. Each quest will receive the materials and a 4.5″ plant to create your very own hanging Kokedama.

April 17 – Spring Container Workshop – $75
Celebrate some of the first days of spring by adding some color to your porch or patio. Join us for a fun and interactive potting party where we will discuss how to incorporate early season annuals into your container. This workshop includes a cold hardy spring annual kit. In the kit you will receive pansies, branches, moss, and a 12” container filled with soil.

April 24 – Herb Gardening, Make at Home – $40
Learn how to grow some of the most common culinary herbs. We will cover herb essentials, everything from proper care, to harvesting and preserving. Each quest will also receive a 10″ container, with soil and your choice of three herbs allowing you to get a jump start on the season.

May 2 – Succulent, Make at Home – $75
Succulents are low maintenance and trendy. Join us for a virtual workshop where you will receive a kit with an 8″ concrete container and five 3″ succulents as well as the sand and decorative boulder to finish off the container. Our experts will be instructing you along the way as you arrange your plants.