Due to the current situation, we are currently putting all classes and workshops on hold until further notice.  If classes are canceled and included a fee, a full refund will be issued.  We will notify any participants of these changes well in advance.  Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram (@fgsdurham) as we hope to offer virtual class opportunities through those platforms.

April

 

Sip and Shop-Postponed Until Further Notice

April 4, 11, 18 and 25

Every Saturday in April our bar will be open from 11am-4pm and food trucks will be on-site from 11am-2pm. What better way to enjoy shopping at our Garden Center then with a Mimosa, glass of wine or hard cider while you do! Then grab some lunch and find a spot to eat down by the pond at our picnic table or bring your own blanket and spread out on the lawn area. For a list of food trucks participating each Saturday click here.

 

Planning for Your Shade Garden Shade Plants

Saturday, April 11, 10am-11am

Gardens with shade and part-shade provide settings for attractive fragrance, flowers, and foliage over several seasons. We will discuss plant & site selection for a range of low-light conditions, soil preparation, and basic points for planning the perfect shade garden that’s not only beautiful and colorful but soothing to the eye.  The class is free but registration is required.  Register here

Presenter: Jon Miller, FGS Plant Coach

Spring Container Class

Saturday, April 18, 10am-11am

Become a part of the FGS annual Spring Tradition by attending our Container Gardening Class.  Learn basic design principles and secrets to an attractive container overflowing with an array of summer flowers. Fee will include everything you need.  Register here. Cost is $35.

Presenter: Debbi Barrett, FGS Plant Coach

 

May

Sip and Shop

May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30

Every Saturday in May our bar will be open from 11am-4pm and food trucks will be on-site from 11am-2pm. What better way to enjoy shopping at our Garden Center then with a Mimosa, glass of wine or hard cider while you do! Then grab some lunch and find a spot to eat down by the pond at our picnic table or bring your own blanket and spread out on the lawn area. For a list of food trucks participating each Saturday click here.

 

Hanging Basket Class

Saturday, May 9, 10am-11am

Create a hanging basket for your Mom, or better yet, make baskets together! Join us Saturday morning, May 9th, for mimosas and mini quiche while your plant coach gives instruction on design, plant selection, placement and care of hanging baskets, then get creative and build your masterpiece! All supplies are provided and fee will include a wrought iron basket with coco liner, soil and time release fertilizer, annual flowers and vines of your choice, mini quiche and 1 mimosa or non-alcoholic beverage. Register here. Cost $45.

Presenter: Debbi Barrett, FGS Plant Coach

 

Repotting Your Houseplants

Saturday, May 16, 10am-11am

As your potted plants outgrow their pots, they become pot bound and need repotting. May is the perfect time to give them a little TLC! This class will empower you to take your plant care into your own hands, confidently knowing how to choose the right pot and soil. We will demonstrate the steps it takes to complete the task fearlessly and your plants will thank you by showing off with healthy new growth and vigor! This workshop is free, but registration is required.  Register here

Presenter:  Debbi Barrett, FGS Plant Coach

June

Houseplant Pruning and Propagating Bootcamp

Saturday, June 6, 10am-11am

Familiarize yourself with pruning techniques to keep your plants looking their best and promote healthy growing habits. Learn 3 simple ways to propagate popular indoor plants. Everyone is welcome to bring a plant from home that is in need of pruning. Each participant will receive a pair of pruning shears.Register here. Cost $15.

Presenter: Debbi Barrett, FGS Plant Coach

PLEASE NOTE:  All workshops require a minimum of five participants.  If workshops do not meet this minimum, the workshop will be canceled and registrants will be refunded 100% of registration fee.  If you are registered for a class or event and are unable to attend, you must notify us 48 hours in advance to receive a refund.