Workshops/Events

March Walkabout

Welcome to our 2015 Workshops!

We will be adding to this list over the next month so if you don’t see what you like, check back later.

Please RSVP for all workshops by filling out our form! RSVP NOW! 

Tweak Your Yard Days – Sat, March 21 and Sat, April 11 – Hickory Flat- Meet at the nursery with one of our designers to plan that perfect little spot in the back yard, redo along the front of your house, or design the perennial garden you have been dreaming of.  This is your chance to get professional help without laying out a lot of dough. Bring photos and rough measurements. Please limit the area to about 500 sq ft.  $25 Fee for ½ hr appointment.  You will also receive a 20% discount on plants purchased that day only.  Call to schedule your appointment.

Sat, February 28   11am –Hickory Flat- Do Your Roses Shriek When You Come Near Them With Pruners?  Come see first-hand how to prune roses with Professional Rosarian Ryan TilleyBring your questions.  FREE

Sat, March 7 11 am -Hickory Flat –Are Your Pruning Tools Ready For Spring?  Ironwood Tools will demonstrate their Line of Smart Gardening tools, show you how to sharpen your tools, and will sharpen tools for free that day.  Limit one tool per person. RSVP. FREE

Sat, March 7 – 11 am – Hickory Flat – Spring into your Miniature Garden – Come see the spring collection of the miniature gardens and see how to incorporate them into your existing garden or start your very first one.  Please RSVP – $15 Material cost includes pot, soil, moss and 3 Itty Bitty Plants.  Miniature garden add-ons available at an additional cost.

 Thurs, March 12 – 6:30 pm – Canton – Say No to Bland Cooking -Home Appétit Cooking Demonstration.  Come, smell, taste the exquisite food created with the spices and oils from Home Appétit   Please RSVP – Cost:  Free

 Sat, March 14 – 11 am – Canton – Spring into your Miniature Garden – Come see the spring collection of the miniature gardens and see how to incorporate them into your existing garden or start your very first one.  RSVP – Free

 SatMarch 14 -11am Hickory FlatAll I Want to do is Prune Baby Prune!  Rick Smith, the Pruning Guru will show us the How’s and tell us the Why’s on pruning specific shrubs and trees.  Come learn from the best, then go home and impress the heck out of your neighbors. RSVP – FREE

Sat, March 21 – 11 am – Canton – Grow Vegetables Virtually Anywhere With No Digging!  Come see how the revolutionary Tower Garden makes gardening painless.  We will demonstrate how easy it is to grow vegetables and herbs in the Tower Garden using aeroponics.  If you have limited space or don’t like to weed, this could be for you, intrigued? Come let us show you how it works.  RSVP –  Free

Sat, March 21 – 11 am – Hickory Flat – Beginner Vegetable Gardening  101 – I grew THAT?? We will tell and show you what you need to get your bed, container, etc. ready to start vegetable gardening.  RSVP – Free

Wed, March 25 –6:30 pm – Hickory Flat – Lady’s Night Out-Making a Mosaic Birdbath – Bring a friend, and let’s unwind while making garden art. Refreshments will be served.  RSVP –Cost:  $35

Sat, March 28 – 11 am – Hickory Flat – Grow Vegetables Virtually Anywhere With No Digging! Come see how the revolutionary Tower Garden makes gardening painless.  We will demonstrate how easy it is to grow vegetables and herbs in the Tower Garden using aeroponics.  If you have limited space or don’t like to weed, this could be for you, intrigued? Come let us show you how it works.  RSVP – Free

Sat, March 28 – 11 am – Canton – Beginner Vegetable Gardening  101 – I grew THAT?? We will tell and show you what you need to get your bed, container, etc. ready to start vegetable gardening.  RSVP – Free

 Sat, April 4-  All Day–Canton-  Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt  Why should only the kids have fun?  Come enjoy a day of hunting, hunting for your discount, that is.  Eggs contain discounts for your day’s purchases.

Thurs, April 9 - 6:30 pm – Canton – Lights Anyone?  Bottle Etching and Lighting – Create your own lighting look in your garden or your kitchen with wine bottles.  Learn to etch and insert lights to enhance any part of your home. Come and enjoy an evening of fun and relaxation.  RSVP – Cost: $25.00

 Sat, April 11 – 11 am – Hickory Flat – Turn Your Gook into Gold (Composting 101) – Learn the science behind composting, and tricks to being successful at turning table scraps into soil.  Please RSVP – Free

Sat, April 11 – 11 am – Hickory Flat – Miniature Garden Workshop with a Vegetable Garden Theme – Join the fun while creating your own garden.  Please RSVP – $15 Material cost includes pot, soil, moss and 3 Itty Bitty Plants.  Miniature garden add-ons available at an additional cost.

Sun,  April 12 – 1pm – Hickory Flat –  Diva Day- Wine Glass Painting – Join us for our First Diva Day.  Just like our ‘Ladies Night Out’ but during the day and we will have just as much FUN!  We will be doing a Wine Glass Painting class.  You will create a beautiful glass that you will take home. Cost: $30. Must RSVP – Space limited. Refreshments provided.

 Sat, April 18 Celebrate Welcoming Spring and AH Revolutionary 100 Award - Both stores – All Day

Sun, April 19 – 1 pm – Canton – Rose Gardening for Beginners – Many of us have difficulty growing roses, come find out the dos and don’ts about growing roses. Participants will enjoy a discount on roses.  RSVP – Cost:  Free

Thurs, April 23 – 6:30pm – Hickory Flat – Lady’s Night Out – Paint Your Own Garden Sign.  You’ve seen all those cute garden signs.  Now come create your own to fit your garden. Cost: $15. Must RSVP – Space limited. Refreshments provided.

Sat, April 25 – 10 am – Canton – Yoga in the Garden – What can be more relaxing than hearing the birds sing, a light breeze and a warm sun to start your day?  Come join us and start your day relaxed.  RSVP – Cost: $10.00

 Sat, April 25 – 11am – Hickory Flat – Container Garden Workshop - Spring is HERE!  Time to make a beautiful Spring Container Garden.  Sun or shade, we have the right plants for you. Cost: $25. Must RSVP

 Sat, April 25 – 1:00 pm – Hickory Flat – Say No to Bland Cooking - Home Appétit Cooking Demonstration.   Come, smell, taste the exquisite food created with the spices and oils from Home Appétit.  Please RSVP – Cost:  Free

Thurs, April 30 – 6:30 pm – Canton – Painting on Canvas 101 – Spring Theme – Come spill your creative juices on canvas.  This is a beginner class for those aspiring artists who want to bring their inner artist out.  Share an evening of fun and relaxation. RSVP – Cost: $30.00

Sat May 2nd Bee and Pollinator Day –  All day both stores

Sat, May 2 – 11 am – Hickory Flat – Create Your Own Miniature Butterfly Garden – Join the fun while creating your own garden.  Please RSVP – $15 Material cost includes pot, soil, moss and 3 Itty Bitty Plants.  Miniature garden add-ons available at an additional cost.

 Sun, May 3 – 1 pm – Canton – How to create a Topsy Turvy Planter – Enjoy a Sunday afternoon learning to create a goofy planter that you can grow herbs or annuals in.  Materials available for sale.  RSVP – Free Demonstration

Sat, May 9 – 11am – Hickory Flat -  Kids Kraft – Mother’s Day Gift Mosaic Stepping Stone – Shhhh, kids tell your dad to bring you to make a nice gift for Mother’s Day.  We’ll be making a Mosaic Stepping Stone that you can personalize for mom.  Cost: $30. Must RSVP – Space limited.

 Sat, May 9 – 11 am – Canton – Rose Gardening for Beginners – Many of us have difficulty growing roses.  Come find out the dos and don’ts about growing roses. Participants will enjoy a discount on roses.  RSVP – Cost:  Free

 Sat, May 16 – 11am – Hickory Flat – Japanese Maples - Learn the history & allure of these spectacular trees, and how easy it is to incorporate their beauty in your own yard. RSVP. Cost: Free

Sun, May 17 – 1pm – Hickory Flat- Experience the Enjoyment of Watching Butterflies in the Garden- Creating an environment for butterflies takes an understanding of their needs.  Learn what to consider as well as what plants to use. RSVP Free

 Sat, May 30  – 11am – Hickory Flat- Maintaining Your Vegetable Garden – Preventive control for diseases and insects. How and when to fertilize, etc.  RSVP, FREE

Sat, June 6 – 11 am Hickory Flat –  Miniature Garden. Bring Summer to your miniature garden. $15 material fee includes pot, soil moss, and three plants. Additional charge for miniature garden add-ons. RSVP