2014 FALL WORKSHOPS
SAND CAST LEAF
You won’t want to miss this one. Learn the proper method of creating a one of a kind sand cast leaf. Return in a few days after it has dried to custom paint or apply a water sealant. This is just the perfect way to spend a fall afternoon. Talk with us about leaf choices.
Thursday October 9th @ 10:00 AM Centerville Garden Center
Thursday October 9th @ 1:30 PM Beavercreek Garden Center
Sunday October 12th @ 1:00 PM Centerville Garden Center
We’ve added a twist to last year’s workshop which will add longevity to the project. Participants will be attaching a variety of succulents and mosses to the top of small pumpkins and squash. We will have the station set up all day so stop in and make one or a dozen. Please call to reserve a time. With spritzing and bright light these arrangements could last long enough to adorn your Thanksgiving Day table.
Thursday October 16th @ Centerville Garden Center 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sunday October 19th @ Centerville Garden Center 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Cost: Depends on the size of the project and the number made.
PUMPKIN PATCH TOTEM POLE
Just in time for Halloween. On Saturday October 25th (9:00 – 5:00) and Sunday Oct. 26th (11:00 – 4:00) we will be offering our customers the opportunity to select as many pumpkins and gourds they need to adorn a giant re-bar. We will drill the necessary holes at both the Beavercreek and Centerville Garden Centers and then participants will assemble their creation at home.
The fun runs out when the pumpkins run out!
WINTER AND HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS
THE PERFECT POT
Join us at our Holiday Open House tomake one or more of the “Perfect Pot!” Ideal for a focal point or anywhere a splash of winter foliage is needed for the holidays. Oasis in a ceramic container will be used to ensure that the fresh greens will last throughout the season. This project makes a wonderful hostess gift.
Cost: $30.00 Saturday, November 22nd. 10AM- 4:00 PM While supplies last
Friday November 28th @ 1:00 PM Centerville Garden Center
FESTIVE FAIRY GARDEN
Don’t feel like shopping –spend the day with us and make a Fairy Garden just in time for the holidays. Participants will be using gravel, mosses, decorative stones, and plants to create their winter wonderland. Children of all ages are invited to attend. Additional merchandise such as fairies and accessories will be available for purchase. Christmas and holiday fairy garden items will be offered at a 20% discount.
Friday November 28th @ 1:00 PM Centerville Garden Center
HOLDIAY PATIO POTS
By far our most popular workshop! Participants will use our farm fresh winter greens to design wonderful patio pots that will last for the entire winter season.
Cost: $30.00 (We provide the pot)
Cost: $24.99* (Participant who have one of our pots from a previous year are encouraged to re-use their pot).
For an “Up Charge” of $9.99 - Magnolia and Winterberry stems will be available for use in the planters.
Sunday November 30th @ 1:00 PM Centerville Garden Center
WONDERFUL WINTER WREATHS
New this year! We are really excited about this workshop. We will be starting the wreath from scratch. Participants we be using a variety of our “fresh from the farm” winter greens, to make either a 10” or 12” wreath. This is a simple and very rewarding project.
Cost: 10” $24.99 12” $29.99
For an “Up Charge” of $4.99 Magnolia leaves and Boxwood stems will be available.
Make a wreath entirely of boxwood stems and let us show you how to make this wreath last for years to come.
Cost: 10” $29.99 12” $34.99
Saturday Dec. 6th @ 11:00 AM Centerville Garden Center
This is a fun project which enables participants to add a personal touch to their holiday decorating. Create an arrangement for the dining room table, buffet or both. Participants will use fresh farm greens and Oasis to ensure the arrangement will last throughout the season. Candles, cones and other accoutrements will be available to make sure your centerpiece is truly unique.
Saturday December 13th @ 11:00
HANGING BASKETS OF WINTER SPLENDOR
What do you put in place of your summer hanging baskets? Participants at this workshop will have their choice of winter greens to make a stunning arrangement in a 12” hanging pot. Just for fun, this year we will be adding a solar spotlight which will shine down and accent the greens at night. This project will look spectacular for months.
Sunday December 14th @ 2:00 Centerville Garden Center
For a group of people, we offer Make-It-Take-It parties. We supply the materials and the food – all you do is supply the people. It’s that easy!
In addition to the winter workshops, the following projects are also available for Make-It-Take-It parties
BOXWOOD EVERGREEN TREE
And we do mean evergreen! Oasis in a stone pot helps this holiday decoration last for months. Participants will use Boxwood branches, bows and berries to adorn this elegant showpiece.
WINTER SLEIGH OF WONDERFUL
Participants will decorate an adorable wicker sleigh for the Holidays. Select from a bundle of fresh farm greens to make an arrangement in oasis to last the entire season. Adorn the arrangement with picks of your choice.
MAJESTIC MAGNOLIA WREATH
This wreath makes a wonderful holiday statement! We will be using fresh Magnolia leaves, 12” forms, and glue guns to craft this project. Keep in mind this wreath makes a wonderful dried decoration that can be used for years to come.
WINTER HEARTH LOG BASKETS
Burlap will be used to adorn three river birch logs which will be nestled into a bed of our fresh farm greens. These wicker baskets look right at home on the fireplace hearth or any place a “stand alone” decoration is needed. Fun to make and great for gifts.
MAGIC MAKER KISSING BALL
Participants will use a mixture of boxwood, winter greens, berries and bows to create a spectacular kissing ball for hanging.
I am always looking for new and fresh ideas for our workshops.
Please let me know if you have one.