2018 Fall Education Program

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Burlington Seminars

Plant Hangers Three Ways
Saturday, November 10 • 1:00pm-3:00pm
Burlington Garden Center
Presenter: Christa Gowen

Learn how to create plant hangers with beads, cotton cord and brass tubing. Christa will walk you through several examples and then you will get to create three to take home with you! (Pottery or plants can be purchased separately). Class Size: 8 | Cost $50
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Holiday Wreaths - SOLD OUT
Saturday, December 1 • 1:00pm-3:00pm
Burlington Garden Center
Presenter: Robert Simpson

In this workshop you'll learn the basic fundamentals of wreath making, design, and care as the season progress. Then you'll get to create a 14" wreath for your home!n. Class Size: 8 | Cost: $35
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Holiday Centerpieces - SOLD OUT
Sunday, December 2 • 1:00pm-3:00pm
Burlington Garden Center
Presenter: Lisa Brown

Bring life to your to table, mantel or windowsill with a succulent centerpiece*. You will learn basic succulent care and see a demonstration on creating a succulent centerpiece. Then you will get to create a centerpiece to take home with you! Class Size: 8 | Cost: $40
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Abstract Airplant Wreaths
Thursday, December 6 • 5:30pm-7:00pm
Burlington Garden Center
Presenter: Susan Lepple

Come make an abstract tillandsia wreath with the natural forms of sticks, birch bark, mixed greens, moss, and holiday decorations. Every wreath will be unique and make a fantastic gift. All supplies are included and attendees will be able to make two wreaths to take home. Class Size: 8 | Cost: $50
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Holiday Swag
Saturday, December 8 • 10:00am-12:00pm
Burlington Garden Center
Presenter: Christa Gowen

Add some holiday cheer to your door with a homemade door swag, a great alternative to the traditional holiday wreath. In this workshop, you’ll be guided through creating a unique piece for your home using evergreen branches, festive ribbons and accessories, natural accents and more. Each piece is fully customizable in shape, size and decoration so it can match any décor. The workshop fee includes all materials you need to make your own one of a kind swag. Class Size: 8 | Cost: $40
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Holiday Wreathes
Saturday, December 8 • 2:00pm-4:00pm
Burlington Garden Center
Presenter: Robert Simpson

In this workshop you'll learn the basic fundamentals of wreath making, design, and care as the season progress. Then you'll get to create a 14" wreath for your home!n. Class Size: 8 | Cost: $35
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Williston Seminars

Macrame Plant Hangers
Saturday, November 11 • 10:00am-2:00pm
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Christel Nase

Create your own macramé plant hanger with Christel Nase of Meadow Lane Macramé. Inspired by vintage patterns, this boho-style macramé has a new look and feel. Join us in learning a few basic knots, have the opportunity to be creative in your own design and take home your own unique plant hanger (plant and pottery can be purchased separately). Cost: $40
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Plant Press Wall Art
Thursday, November 29 • 5:30-7:00pm
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Ellen Bortner

Learn the art of plant pressing from expert Ellen Bornter! In this workshop you'll learn all about plant pressing and get to create two pieces of wall art. Workshop includes all the materials to make two hanging frames and a mini plant press for each attendee. Cost: $45
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Staghorn Fern Mounting
Thursday, November 6 • 5:30-7:00pm
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Ellen Bortner

Join us for a Staghorn Fern Mounting Workshop. You’ll learn the proper method to mount staghorn and take home your completed mount and the knowledge on how to care for it. Cost $45.
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Kokedama (String Garden)
Saturday, December 9 • 2:00pm-4:00pm
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Denyse Butler

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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Tillandsia (air plant) Ornaments
Thursday, December 13 • 5:30-7:30pm
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Susan Lepple

Spend an evening with us creating tillandsia (air plant) ornaments. You will be inspired to create an ornament using tillandsias, cork, grapevine, found objects, moss and decorative wire. This workshop is part of our Brews, Bites & Botany Series and includes dinner from the Garden of Eatin’ Cafe and a bottle of Switchback Beer. Cost: $50
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Lebanon Seminars

Holiday Swag
Saturday, December 1 • 12:00pm-2:00pm
Lebanon Garden Center
Presenter: Christa Gowen

Add some holiday cheer to your door with a homemade door swag, a great alternative to the traditional holiday wreath. In this workshop, you’ll be guided through creating a unique piece for your home using evergreen branches, festive ribbons and accessories, natural accents and more. Each piece is fully customizable in shape, size and decoration so it can match any décor. The workshop fee includes all materials you need to make your own one of a kind swag. Class Size: 8 | Cost: $40
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Kissing Balls
Sunday, December 2 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lebanon Garden Center
Presenter: Janice Wright

This hands-on class will walk you through the steps to create a kissing ball for hanging either inside or out of your home. Class Size: 8 | Cost: $40
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Painted Pottery
Sunday, December 9 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Lebanon Garden Center
Presenter: Mary Merges

Adorn terra cotta pots and saucers with paint and add ink transfers* to create the perfect holiday gift. Each attendee will receive 2 pieces of pottery with saucers for their creations. (Images for ink transfers provided). Class Size: 8 | Cost $30.
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Fairy / Mini Gardens
Saturday, Saturday 15 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Lebanon Garden Center
Presenter: Bobbi Longacre

Think small. Transform a pot and a collection of small-scale plants into an enchanting landscape. From the teeny-tiny benches and chairs to itty-bitty gazebos and patios, miniature gardens are so much fun! Class size limited to 8 participants. Fee: $45 per person, includes a planting container, soil and a $10.00 gift card to use towards your choice of mini decor items to create your miniature garden. You will go home with a completed miniature garden designed and created by you (with a little guidance from our staff).
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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.