2019 Fall Education Program

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Burlington Seminars

Landscape Design for Home Owners -SOLD OUT
Wednesday, September 25, October 2, 9, & 16 • 6:00pm-8:00pm
Burlington Garden Center
Presenter: Silvia Jope

Are you an avid gardener looking for new inspiration? Want a better understanding of selecting and placing plants? Have the perfect spot but need some help expressing your vision? This 4-part series led by professional landscape designer Silvia Jope is the answer. Class size 6. | Cost: $180
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Fairy Gardens
Sunday, October 6 • 2:00pm-4:00pm
Burlington Garden Center
Presenter: Susan Lepple

Join artist and Gardener’s Supply employee Susan Lepple in the creating of a whimsical indoor fairy house garden. Susan will guide you in the construction of a natural material fairy house that will be nestled in a 15”x3” circular garden with mosses and miniature tropical plants. This workshop includes all materials. This is an all ages workshop, kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. | Cost: $55
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Williston Seminars

All About Hydrangeas -SOLD OUT
Saturday, September 14 • 2:00-3:30pm
Williston Garden Center

This class will focus on the 4 species of hydrangeas , how , and when to prune them and proper fertilization for maximum blooms. | Cost: $15
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Art of Plant Mounting
Saturday, September 21 • 2:30-4pm
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Ellen Bortner

Learn how to create and care for your own living art. In this class students will learn about mounted plants, what plants are well-suited for mounting, how to take care of them and after a brief demonstration get to make and take home their own creations. All supplies provided by Gardener’s Supply. | Cost: $50
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Fermentation for Beginners
Sunday, September 22 • 10:00am-12:00pm
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Christa Gowen

In this workshop we will discuss the basics of lacto-fermentation, the science behind how it works, the health benefits and how you can do it yourself. The first part of the session will be discussion based, followed by getting our hands dirty making mixed vegetable ferments. Everyone should come to class with a cutting board, sharp knife and expect to leave with a jar of their ferment, class handouts and fermentation fervor! | Cost: $28
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Fall Planters
Sunday, September 29 • 2:00pm-4:00pm
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Lezlee Sprenger

Welcome autumn with a beautifully assembled outdoor container using foraged materials complimented with some special faux additions. Bring a nice memento to add to your arrangement. All materials with be supplied by Gardener’s Supply! | Cost: $60
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Trees & Shrub Planting 101
Sunday, October 6 • 2:00pm-3:30pm
Williston Garden Center

Kristine will talk about the best planting techniques, soils, fertilizers and proper watering to give your new plants their best start. | Cost: $15
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Terrariums
Sunday, October 13 • 2:30pm-4:00pm
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Christa Gowen

Terrariums are the perfect way to bring the great outdoors inside. Create a self-sustainable and easy-to-care-for environment for indoor plants. Our greenhouse staff will guide you through the process of creating a terrarium of your very own. | Cost: $50 (includes soil, moss, pebbles, a vessel* and 2 plants additional plants and décor can be purchased separately).
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Fruit Trees for Beginners
Sunday, October 20 • 2:00pm-3:30pm
Williston Garden Center

This class will teach you about which fruits need mates for fruiting , pruning and fertilization. | Cost: $15
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Lebanon Seminars

Design Your Yard -SOLD OUT
Saturday, September 14 • 9:30am-11:00am
Lebanon Garden Center
Presenter: Paul Simon

Learn how to Design your yard with Landscape Architect Paul Simon. All the basics will be covered from conducting a site analysis, assessing your project needs and use areas, through the design process. Landscaping is a valuable extension of your home and should be planned as carefully as any other home investment. Proper selection and placement of landscape materials can improve property values and aesthetics. This is a do-it-yourself educational program for those who are ready to beautify their residential landscape! In addition to the education session, numerous handouts and guidance materials will be provided. | Cost: $15
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Beekeeping - Hive to Bottle
Saturday, September 21 • 11:30am-1:30pm
Lebanon Garden Center
Presenter: Mike Reeb

Our bees have produced some surplus honey… now what? Come see how it goes from hive to bottle and lend a hand with the extraction process. | Cost: $15
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Kokedama for Beginners
Saturday, October 5 • 10:00am-11:30am
Lebanon Garden Center
Presenter: Christy Chamberlin & Susan Berryi

Participants will learn how to make a kokedama using beautiful plants from our conservatory and take home the finished product at the end of class. Supplies, as well as instructions for assembly and care, are included. | Cost: $40
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Autumn Grapevine Wreaths - SOLD OUT
Saturday, October 19 • 10:00am-11:30am
Lebanon Garden Center
Presenter: Mary Merges

Participants will learn to make grapevine wreaths using naturals materials and fall flowers. | Cost: $25
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Bonsai for Beginners
Saturday, November 9 • 2:00pm-3:30pm
Lebanon Garden Center
Presenter: Bobbi Longacre

This Bonsai workshop is for beginners. Learn the basics with our in-house expert. This workshop covers all you need to get started with your bonsai. Class size limited to 8 participants. | Cost: $65 includes a bonsai tree, pot, soil and wire.
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Dish Gardens
Saturday, November 16 • 10:00am-11:30am
Lebanon Garden Center
Presenter: Bobbi Longacre

Transform a dish and a collection of small-scale plants into an beautiful dish garden. | Cost: $45
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REGISTRATION DETAILS (SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS)
Cancellation Policy - Attendees must call 48 hour to prior to the workshop in order to be issued a refund. No shows, will not be refunded. The Landscape Design Workshop has a five day prior cancellation policy.