Saturday-May 20th, 27th and June 3rd: 9am-10am
*Design Principles; learn how to select plants for compatibility, colour, size, shape, and growing conditions
*Container health and maintenance; tips on how to keep containers looking great all summer long
*Contain Yourself! Either bring your own (clean) container with you or purchase one of ours and fill it with all the great ideas you got from the workshop.
Please note, you must be able to lift the container on your own once filled.
Costs: $10 registration fee plus the cost of plants
Please fill out the form below to register!
SpringBreak Flower Farm is pleased to present gardening workshops with our own Master Gardener, Lorraine Halton.
1. From The Ground Up: Tuesday, April 18 @ 7pm OR Saturday, April 22 @ 10am
Topics include the role soil plays in plant growth and health as well as the steps necessary to improve soil conditions; how to test your soil and adding amendments.
2. Define Your Space: Tuesday, April 25 @ 7pm OR Saturday, April 29 @ 10am Learn how to evaluate and analyze the growing conditions for both new and existing sites and apply basic design principles to create a successful gardens.
3. Know Your Enemies - Tuesday, May 2 @ 7pm OR Saturday, May 6 @ 10am
Learn to identify and find solutions for plant stressors including weeds, pests, disease, drought and lack of nutrients.
4. So What Grows Here, Anyway? - Tuesday, May 9 @ 7pm OR Saturday, May 13 @ 10am
Learn about the many microclimates that exist within in your own yard and experiment with “zone creep.’ We will also introduce a number of the many perennial plants that thrive in our climate.
The workshops will be delivered in a progressive format starting with preparing your garden beds in spring through to what to plant and how to keep it healthy.
These interactive workshops are great for both novice and experienced gardeners.
You can choose either a Tuesday evening or Saturday morning presentation for each session. Workshops are approximately 1.5 hours in duration, with time allowed for questions.
Cost: $10 per session or $35 for all 4.
Please come prepared to take notes, as handouts will not be provided.
Registration process: Space is limited, please register by filling out the form below.