2019 Winter Education Program

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Burlington Seminars

Birch Bark Ornaments - SOLD OUT
Wednesday, November 20 • 5:00pm-8:00pm
Burlington Garden Center
Presenter: Penny Hewitt

Enjoy the simple pleasure of creating a decoration or gift from natural materials, responsibly harvested in Vermont. Utilizing techniques common to the Scandinavian and Russian style of basketry, you will craft birds and stars using strips of inner bark from the paper birch in this three hour workshop. You will also learn how these materials are harvested and prepared. Adults and teens welcome. | Cost: $60
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Block Print Holiday Cards
Sunday, November 24 • 11:00am-2:00pm
Burlington Garden Center
Presenter: Jen Berger

Carve your own holiday cards! Join visual artist Jen Berger to learn the basics of carving linoleum. Bring your own (4x6) image, or make one in the group. Leave with your own re-usable linoleum block, holiday cards and the knowledge to make many more!. | Cost: $40
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Holiday Swag - SOLD OUT
Sunday, December 8 • 2:00pm-4:00pm
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. | Cost: $40
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Holiday Porch Pots - SOLD OUT
Sunday, December 8 • 11:00am-1:00pm
Burlington Garden Center
Presenter: Christa Gowen

Create a Holiday Porch Pot! You will be filling a 14" galvanized pot with fresh greens, bow, berries, sticks, pinecones and other accessories! | Cost: $60
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Mantle Garland
Sunday, December 15 • 2:00pm-4:00pm
Burlington Garden Center
Presenter: Susan Lepple

Come embellish a 4' garland that can be used as a holiday mantel-piece or table runner. We will use succulents, mixed seasonal greens, and varieties of florist foliage to create a stunning holiday display. | Cost: $75
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Williston Seminars

Floral & Foraged Centerpieces (morning session)
Sunday, November 24 • 9:00am-11:00am
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Lezlee Sprenger
Join us in the Williston Garden Center for a floral filled Sunday afternoon using fresh and foraged seasonal materials. Design principles will be covered and participants will go home with a lovely, unique autumnal arrangement. | Cost: $60
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Floral & Foraged Centerpieces - SOLD OUT
Sunday, November 24 • 2:00pm-4:00pm
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Lezlee Sprenger
Join us in the Williston Garden Center for a floral filled Sunday afternoon using fresh and foraged seasonal materials. Design principles will be covered and participants will go home with a lovely, unique autumnal arrangement. | Cost: $60
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Holiday Swag - SOLD OUT
Sunday, December 1 • 2:00pm-4:00pm
Williston 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. | Cost: $40
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Plant Press Art (evening session)
Saturday, December 7 • 4:30pm-6:30pm
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Ellen Bortner

Learn the art of plant pressing from expert Ellen Bortner! 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 frames and a mini plant press for each attendee. | Cost: $40
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Plant Press Art - SOLD OUT
Saturday, December 7 • 2:00pm-4:00pm
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Ellen Bortner

Learn the art of plant pressing from expert Ellen Bortner! 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 frames and a mini plant press for each attendee. | Cost: $40
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Holiday Centerpieces (morning session)
Sunday, December 15 • 9:30am-11:30am
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Christa Gowen

Bring life to your to table, mantel or windowsill with a winter centerpiece*. You see a demonstration on creating a winter centerpiece with fresh greens and accessories. Then you will get to create a centerpiece to take home with you! The workshop fee includes all the materials for your creation. | Cost: $40
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Holiday Centerpieces - SOLD OUT
Sunday, December 15 • 2:00pm-4:00pm
Williston Garden Center
Presenter: Christa Gowen

Bring life to your to table, mantel or windowsill with a winter centerpiece*. You see a demonstration on creating a winter centerpiece with fresh greens and accessories. Then you will get to create a centerpiece to take home with you! The workshop fee includes all the materials for your creation. | Cost: $40
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Lebanon Seminars

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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Air Plant Ornaments
Saturday, December 7 • 10:00am-11:00am
Lebanon Garden Center
Presenter: Jerilyn Zaroogian

Join us and create beautiful air plant ornaments using natural materials, cork, moss and wire. Each attendee will go home with 2 ornaments! | Cost: $40
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Kissing Balls - SOLD OUT
Sunday, December 8 • 10:00am-12:00pm
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. | Cost: $45
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Terrariums
Saturday, December 14 • 9:30am-11:00am
Lebanon Garden Center
Presenter: Bobbi Longacre

Terrariums are the perfect way to bring the great outdoors inside. Creating 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: $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.