More than anything, I must have flowers, always, always. - Claude Monet
We host a number of classes with each season of the year. We offer classes on gardening, decorating, design, hypertufa, fairy gardens, flower arranging and many other exciting seasonal projects.
Join us in the afternoon as Ricki shows you some inspiring ideas to use for the upcoming Easter holiday. She will demonstrate decor ideas for tabletops and front door urns. Hippity-Hoppity Easter is on it's way!
Join Susi in the garden to learn gardening techniques. Today she will cover proper planting, removal of overgrown plants, winter cleanup and cultivating. A much needed class to get your garden in great shape for spring.
Using four different containers Kathy will demonstrate how to build a fairy garden. Learn the art behind building pathways, patios and walls for these diminutive gardens. Proper plant selection and placement will help you join the Fairy craze.
Do you want to learn the ins and outs of terrarium gardening? If so, join us in the greenhouse where you will create your very own terrarium to take home. You will fill it with tiny tropicals to bring a touch of nature inside your home.
If you love color come see the newest varieties of annuals this year. Ricki will discuss her favorite annuals to use and how to pair them with others to create a planted masterpiece. Our team has had years to design annual pots that will retain a Wow factor all season. Join us to learn our tricks and tips.
Bring an empty pot from home or purchase a new container from our awesome array of pots. During this workshop you will fill those containers with colorful plant combinations for long lasting bloom in sun or shade. We will give you inspiring ideas and help you select the right plants. You pay for only the plants and materials used. Bring a friend and play in the dirt!
The outdoor Home: Ricki will join you in the garden for a Festivo catered delightful lunch. She will then take you on a personal tour of her outdoor home. See how she creates vignettes of summer magic throughout her patio and gardens. Be inspired with ideas that you can recreate in your own outdoor home. This is a perfect girlfriend get together. (Non-refundable class)
Using a large green iron basket with flower details, you will moss this basket and plant it with colorful annuals and interesting foliage for a summer long arrangement for your outdoor table or bench. Make it for your Mom, or as a treat for yourself.
Bring your Mom out to Red Cedar for a lovely catered lunch in our beautiful garden setting. Enjoy a lunch of field greens salad, pasta fagioli soup, deviled egg with salmon, Mediterranean chicken pinwheels, herbed quinoa and lemon mousse. Ricki and Mary will join you with a champagne toast to celebrate the joys of motherhood. A lovely treat for Mothers day! (Non-refundable class) Only sign up for one spot (we will hold 2 seats)
A Garden of Texture and Color: Join us for a delicious Festivo catered lunch and garden lecture. Ricki will discuss perennials which hold your garden together, even when not in bloom. Learn what foliage color or texture tells you and the important roll they play in your garden. These perennials expand your plant palette and enhance their neighbors. Come for lunch and informative lecture with a spring garden walk. (Non-refundable class)
Join Susi in the garden to learn planting techniques for perennials and annuals. She will cover topics such as dead heading, weeding, and mulching. Susi will teach you to keep your perennial garden in peak shape all season.
Nature Inspired Entertaining: Join us for a delicious Festivo catered tapas lunch in the garden. Ricki will demonstrate garden themed centerpieces for tabletops, buffets and trays. Planning a party? Take home several inspiring ideas that you can recreate for your summer soiree. (Non-refundable class)
Join Susi in the garden as she teaches you staking, dead heading, division and pruning. This class is a must for a serious gardener wanting to increase their knowledge and bloom.