We invite you to take a look at the workshops and educational programs we are offering. The programs are not pre-scheduled events but will be conducted Tuesday-Friday for garden clubs and groups of 10 or more looking for activities for their club or group. All workshops, lectures and demonstrations require advanced scheduling. Some of the lectures are available seasonally. For reservations or to find out more information please call the retail shop at 205-646-0069.
Hypertufa Containers Workshop — Jane Jones
This is a hands on class where you will make your own hypertufa container.
Class available on Thursdays and Fridays.
Seasonal Container Gardening Workshop — Lacey Neely
Get your seasonal containers planted. Bring your own containers or choose from our selection.
Minimum –10; Limit –15; Fee – $10 plus price for plants
Repotting Orchids Workshop –Shelley Powell
Bring your orchid to repot. Learn the best techniques of how and when to repot.
Minimum– 10 Fee — $10.00
Making Herbal Vinegars Workshop–Pat Conlee
Learn how easy it is to make and use your own signature herbal vinegars from your herb garden.
Minimum-10 Limit -20
Fee –$10.00 for the class and materials. Class available seasonally on Thursdays and Fridays
Container Design and Maintenance –Lacey Neely
Discover new design ideas and helpful tips on how to keep your containers looking good from season to season.
Minimum –10; Fee–$15.00
Using Perennials in the Garden –-Jason Powell
Learn about the toughest perennials for the South, suggestions for combining these plants in a landscape setting and care and maintenance
Minimum –10; Fee–$15.00 includes lunch*.
Using Herbs in the Garden–Jason Powell
Learn about the toughest herbs for the South. Ideas for combining them in the garden will be discussed as well as care and maintenance.
Minimum–10; Fee–$15.00 includes lunch*.
Using Antique Roses in the Garden–Jason Powell
This class will discuss the different classes of antique roses available to gardeners in the South. The discussion will include training, care and maintenance of these plants in the garden.
Minimum–10 Fee–$15.00 includes lunch*.
Small Fruits in the Home Garden–Dr. Arlie Powell
Learn the best variety selection, care and maintenance of small fruits such as blueberries, blackberries and muscadines.
Minimum–10 Fee-$15.00 includes lunch*.
Tree Fruits in the Home Garden–Dr. Arlie Powell
Learn the best variety selection, care and maintenance of tree fruits such as apples, pears, peaches, figs and oriental persimmons.
Minimum–10 Fee–$15.00 includes lunch*
Growing Citrus in the South— Dr. Arlie Powell
Growing citrus in the south can be tricky. This tell all class will make you an expert with your Satsuma, lemon, kumquat and calamondin trees.
Minimum–10; Fee-$15.00 includes lunch*
Making Jams and Jellies–Gwen Powell
Become skilled at making your own jams and jellies for home use or gifts.
Program available Tuesdays or Thursdays
Minimum—10; Limit–25; Fee–$15.00 includes lunch*.
*These classes are available without lunch for $10.00.
$10-$15′; some classes are available without lunch for a reduced fee. Please call our retail shop at to make a reservation or email us .
2011/01/23 - 2037/01/01
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The programs are not pre-scheduled events but will be conducted Tuesday-Friday for garden clubs and groups of 10 or more looking for activities for their club or group.