It’s coming!

It may be white and snowy out there, but spring is right around the corner! Growing up the in the florist industry, I was conditioned that as soon as the last Valentine’s arrangement went out the door, we switched gears and started thinking about seeding peppers,

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planting up geraniums,

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taking cuttings, making sure the furnaces are in working order.

Snow outside coldframe (2)Generators, too! March has the most unstable weather of the year, I swear!

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Soon this winter flag for a hydrangea will be snipped away and green, hardy foliage will emerge, tiny buds will push up and new, bright green and creamy white blossoms will replace this tired reminder of last summer.

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The butterfly weed seeds which scattered from these perfect pods will germinate in the moist soil and create new food for monarch butterflies.

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These scrawny, sorry hanging baskets…….

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will bring a smile to the faces of anyone driving down Highway 5 mid-summer (except, of course, those poor guys who take such good care of them!)

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Fall planted bulbs will peek out their brave little faces, only to take a hit from winter. The flowers always win, though!

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And, of course, spring brings Container workshops and Dirty Dining!

We are also in the process of adding new events, such as a Gallery on the Go painting evening, classes on herbs, succulents and more.

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I just can’t wait!!!!!!!!

Workshop Availability

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Many of you have called for space in the Container Workshops and the Dirty Dining.

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While some of the sessions are full we have had quite a few cancellations. 😦

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We’d love to have you come play in the dirt with us this spring!

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Kids, too.

All of the workshops, with the exception of the Saturday morning slot, still have openings.

Dirty Dining:

April 11 – we have room for 5

April 18 – room for 9

April 19 – room for 3

April 26 – room for 9

And we have room for 1 more family for Planter Playday for Kids!