Free Gardening Demos ~

Calling all gardeners!

Escape into the fascinating world of horticulture for an afternoon of FREE gardening demos. Get ready to learn about herbs, succulents, combo gardens, miniature gardens, hypertufa containers, and terrariums. You’ll leave inspired and ready to take on new spring and summer gardening projects.
 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

All events are free and open to the public.

Saturday, April 27

  • 11:00 a.m. Garden Tour
  • 1:30 p.m. Terrarium Workshop
  • 1:30 p.m. Herbs Workshop
  • 2:00 p.m. Succulents & Tillandsia
  • 2:30 p.m. Design Combo Containers
  • 3:00 p.m. Fantasy miniatures Gardens
  • 3:30 p.m. Creating Hypertufa Containers

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Garden Tour– In the early 1900s, The Hilltop was adorned with lush gardens known as Waddington Gardens. Today, these beautiful gardens have been recreated through a variety of floral displays known as the Bissonnette Gardens. Join us on this guided garden tour as we stroll together down the meandering red brick pathways and enjoy the colorful spring flowers in bloom. This 30-minute program is free and open to the public. Tour departs from the Palm Room.

Terrarium Workshop– Learn how to make a lovely accessory for your table or desk in this 30-minute program.

Herb Workshop– Learn more about incorporating herbs for culinary and ornamental uses in your garden. This 30-minute program is free and open to the public. Program takes place at the Herb Garden adjacent from the Palm Room.

Succulents & Tillandsia– It’s no surprise succulents and tillandsias are surging in popularity. These must have plants are so easy to take care of.  Join us as we demonstrate some unique ways to display them. This 30-minute program is free and open to the public. Program takes place at the Herb Garden adjacent from the Palm Room.

Designing Combo Containers– Join us for an educational session where you’ll learn about outdoor container design for sun and shade, container gardening best practices, and new plant ideas for spring. This 30-minute program is free and open to the public. Program takes place at the Herb Garden adjacent from the Palm Room.

Fantasy Miniatures Gardens– In this interactive workshop, gardening experts will demonstrate how to design the perfect miniature garden complete with structures, plants, and accessories.  Created and tended with love, this tiny world is limited only by your imagination. This 30-minute program is free and open to the public. Program takes place at the Herb Garden adjacent from the Palm Room.

Creating Hypertufa Containers– Bring an industrial edge to your garden with DIY hypertufa containers. In this workshop you’ll learn how to bring the look of stone to your garden with your own hypertufa container. This 30-minute program is free and open to the public. Program takes place at the Herb Garden adjacent from the Palm Room.